Grade Level K

Standard 1: Physical Science

Objects can be sorted by physical properties, which can be observed and measured.

Standard 2: Life Science

Organisms can be described and sorted by their physical characteristics.   http://hudsongardens.org/content/pdf/makingsense.pdf   http://hudsongardens.org/content/pdf/secretspaces.pdf

Standard 3:Earth Systems Science

The sun provides heat and light to Earth.

 

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