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? Isn't it nice to have a plant-science curriculum that can be used in the classroom year-round
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Lessons are fun to teach, engaging for students, and promote experiential learning for young, budding horticulturists. Plant Science Curriculum What's Inside Can You Dig It?™
The Can You Dig It?™plant science curriculum reinforces essential skills and concepts and connects them to the science of growing food. Developed by a science teacher, Can You Dig It?™integrates plant science with education standards for Math, Science and English Language Arts. And while students are engaged in activities that use everyday food plants, they will also learn how food grows. Recommended 3rd grade. $585.00 + Shipping • Teacher Planning Guide and Instruction Book • 9 Plant-Based Lessons • 25 Student Instructional Kits • Student-Ready Practice Sheets • 6 Plant Labels
Teaching Children the Science of Growing Food. Teaching plant science is the first step in helping kids develop a practical understanding of growing food and gardening. When given an opportunity to participate in a garden experience, expectation will only be matched by anticipation. – Delores Higgins, Author
written & developed by a science teacher
Planning Guide • 9 Lesson Organizers • Curriculum Matrix • Lesson Assessments • Media Resource List • Prep & Materials • Getting Started Instructions • Answer Key
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Each Kit Includes: • 9 student-ready color Practice Sheets • 21-page beautifully illustrated instruction book • 6 plant labels • Durable construction 25 Instructional Kits
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Assessment
classroom tested garden tested
Curriculum Matrix
Starting Up A Classroom Garden Lesson Organizer
Plant Science Curriculum
Our Story For publishers Delores Higgins and Darlene Watkins, Can You Dig It?™ has always been about kids learning to grow their own food. The sister duo began the project when Delores was inspired to write to a simple gardening book and Darlene was in need of a thesis for her graduate program. Blending their talents, the Can You Dig It?™ experience was born.
Delores Higgins, Author Delores pursued her undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University School of Agriculture and received a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction-Science Education from the University of Colorado. Her background in agriculture spans from working in the agricultural products industry to horticulturist at “The Land” – Walt Disney World EPCOT Center. Delores taught horticulture, animal science, and general science in middle and high school. In her position as instructional coach, she provided classroom support and professional development to teachers in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Darlene Watkins, Creative Partner Darlene is responsible for the creative direction, strategic marketing and communications for Can You Dig It?™products. She has 30 years experience as a writer, designer and 10 years experience as a public involvement specialist. Darlene graduated from the University of Texas at Austin School of Journalism and California Institute of the Arts with a masters in Art and Design. Her work includes projects in education, the environment, community and public engagement. Darlene is a certified National Wildlife Habitat Steward in beautiful Austin, Texas.
"The art of gardening has never been so much fun."
Tasty Tomato – The Growing Times
Students receive a free reusable harvest bag while supplies last!
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