Grade Level 4

Standard 1: Physical Science

Energy comes in many forms such as light, heat, sound, magnetic, chemical, and electrical.

Standard 2: Life Science

All living things share similar characteristics, but they also have differences that can be described and classified.

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/The_Big_Four.pdf

Standard 3:Earth Systems Science

There is an interaction and interdependence between and among living and nonliving components of ecosystems.)

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/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   http://dug.org/storage/school-­‐garden-­‐curriculum/Signs_of_Spring.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.

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