Seed Germination in a Paper Towel

Lesson Summary: Today’s lesson, Seed Germination in a Paper Towel, is a fun experiment that encourages students of all ages to practice their observation skills. It’s easy to conduct at home for those who are participating in distance learning and requires minimal materials, most of which students already have at home. If you’re working with […]


A Look at the Garden from an Ant’s Perspective

Summary: Today’s lesson, An Ant’s Perspective is appropriate for students of any age. Younger children will enjoy pretending to be an ant and exploring the garden, while older students will be able to think more critically about the complexity of taking on a different creature’s perspective. This activity encourages movement and is accessible for students […]


Layers of Soil

Summary: In honor of Earth Day yesterday, we’d like to take a look at a part of Earth that is invaluable to the garden – Soil! Today’s lesson, Layer’s of Soil, encourages students to examine a sample of soil to assess its makeup. It is easily adaptable for teachers and students who are currently participating […]


Root View in a Plastic Cup

Summary:  Today’s lesson, “Root View in a Plastic Cup” is a great distance learning garden alternative for any student or teacher who miss being in their schoolyard garden. Materials are minimal and with the exception of seeds, are most likely all items that students already have at home. This is a fun experiment that allows […]