Standard 1: Physical Science
Matter exists in different states such as solids, liquids, and gases and can change from one state to another by heating and cooling.
Standard 2: Life Science
The duration and timing of life cycle events such as reproduction and longevity vary across organisms and species.
http://dug.org/storage/school-‐garden-‐curriculum/Seed_Collecting.pdf http://dug.org/storage/school-‐garden-‐curriculum/Introducing_the_Seed.pdf http://dug.org/storage/school-‐garden-‐curriculum/Signs_of_Spring.pdf
Standard 3: Earth Systems Science
Earth’s materials can be broken down and/or combined into different materials such as rocks, minerals, rock cycle, formation of soil, and sand – some of which are usable resources for human activity.
http://dug.org/storage/school-‐garden-‐curriculum/Worms_Are_Our_Friends.pdf http://dug.org/storage/school-‐garden-‐curriculum/Lets_Make_Compost.pdf http://dug.org/storage/school-‐garden-‐curriculum/The_Rotten_Truth.pdf http://dug.org/storage/school-‐garden-‐curriculum/Our_Soil.pdf
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.
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