Grade Level 2

Standard 1: Physical Science

Changes in speed or direction of motion are caused by forces such as pushes and pulls.

Standard 2: Life Science

Organisms depend on their habitat’s nonliving parts to satisfy their needs.  http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Seed_Collecting.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Seed_Collecting.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Lets_Make_Compost.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Introducing_the_Seed.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Dig_In.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Spring_Planting.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/The_Big_Four.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Our_Soil.pdf

Each plant or animal has different structures or behaviors that serve different functions   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Seed_Collecting.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Adapt_a_Seed.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/What_Are_Whole_Grains.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Grocery_Bag_Botany.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Introducing_the_Seed.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/What_A_Stem.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Rooting_for_Roots.pdf   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Leaves_Make_Food.pdf

Standard 3:Earth Systems Science

Weather and the changing seasons impact the environment and organisms such as humans, plants, and other animals.    http://www.hudsongardens.org/content/fieldtrips/leaflookout/

 

Other Resources for Garden Based Curriculum Standards:

Common Core Math and English Language Arts Standards We Can Frequently Reinforce in Gardening, Cooking and Tasting Activities.

http://www.lifelab.org/wp-­‐content/uploads/2013/07/CommonCoreConnectionsInTheGarden.pdf

K-­‐5 Next Generation Science Standards in the Garden:

A list of NGSS that are well suited for Garden-­‐Based Learning  http://www.lifelab.org/wp-­‐content/uploads/2013/07/NGSS_In_the_Garden.pdf

Activities that support science, math, English, social sciences, and history standards: Produced by the California Department of Education. Grades 2-­‐6 (Tables of standards/grade begins on page 27).   http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/he/documents/childsgarden.pdf