This experiential lesson involves building the garden and inviting people to enjoy and participate....
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Unit: Grow Involved 3-5
Unit: Philanthropy in Bloom
Within this lesson, students take volunteer action for the common good by improving the beauty of the community and acting as stewards for the environment. Through reflection, students recognize the benefits of service learning to the giver as well as to the recipient. Students develop a sense...
Unit: Watch Me Grow
In this culminating lesson, the students look at the parts of the flowering plant and compare them to the parts of the tree. The students use art supplies to create a flower with all of the essential parts. They reflect on the community planting project and...
Students review the role trees play in providing a healthy environment and their role and responsibility to protect trees. The Tree City USA designation provides framework and rationale for student discussions about what they can do.
Unit: Go, Johnny, Go!
Students learn that Johnny Appleseed planted trees for selfless reasons as well as reasons related to his own interests. The students use their time and talent to plant trees in a common area.
Unit: Growing Our Future
Learners will use their time and talent to pot and care for young trees. They will identify the needs of the trees. They will discuss possible common areas to plant the trees.
This lesson will familiarize students with the Biblical passages that describe Adam’s responsibility to care for the Garden of Eden. Learners will develop an understanding of what this responsibility required of Adam and model this responsibility to nature by taking care of a garden of their own...
Unit: Phil's Garden of Good
The purpose of this lesson is for the learners to experience putting to use, in their school and/or community, what they have learned about landscape design and gardening.