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Classroom Resources

Free Agricultural Classroom Resources are customized to be used as part of or to work along side of our programs.

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Journey to the Center of a Seed

This resource can stand alone to compliment your curriculum or compliment our School Garden Grant Program

Designed for: Grades K-5
Learning Styles: Interactive (hands-on), Classroom based
Resource Type: External Link, Lesson Plan


Students observe, sort, and classify a variety of seeds according to different properties, and then take a journey inside a bean seed to predict and observe changes that occur during seed germination.

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Create a School Garden Planting Calendar

This resource can stand alone to compliment your curriculum or compliment our School Garden Grant Program

Designed for: Grades K-5
Learning Styles: Interactive (hands-on), Classroom based
Resource Type: External Link, Lesson Plan


Creating a planting calendar for your school garden is an excellent way to help your students understand how weather and climate impact the life cycle of plants. An indoor seed-planting activity illustrates the effect of temperature on germination to help reinforce the importance of planting at the proper time.

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Wildflower Seed Paper

This resource can stand alone to compliment your curriculum or compliment our School Garden Grant Program

Designed for: Grades K-5
Learning Styles: Interactive (hands-on), Classroom based
Resource Type: External Link


This handmade, Earth-inspired paper is made with recycled paper and embedded with wildflower seeds — a fun and meaningful way to celebrate Earth Day and a beautiful gift for family and friends.

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Practice Fine Motor Skills

This resource can stand alone to compliment your curriculum or compliment our School Garden Grant Program

Designed for: Grades K-5
Learning Styles: Interactive (hands-on), Classroom based
Resource Type: External Link


Gardening is a fun way for kids to practice fine motor skills. Doing tasks that require small movements and coordination of the hands, fingers, and wrists exercise the small muscles and joints and help them learn to work together to complete a task.

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Seed Balls

This resource can stand alone to compliment your curriculum or compliment our School Garden Grant Program

Designed for: Grades K-12
Learning Styles: Interactive (hands-on), Classroom based
Resource Type: External Link


Seed balls are fun to make and offer an inexpensive way to sow native plants and flowers.

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Dr. Andrew Palmer on Farming on Mars

This Resource is part of the Tomatosphere™ Program

Designed for: Grades K-5
For use by: Students, Teachers.
Learning Styles: Independent (student resource), Distance Learning, Classroom based
Resource Type: Video


Have you wondered what growing food on Mars would look like? Dr. Andrew Palmer led a team of 14 people who researched to answer the question, “Can we grow food on Mars?” Using simulations of Martian regolith (soil), he and his team grew tomatoes in conditions similar to those found on various parts of Mars. Watch […]

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Back to Earth Lesson Plan 5 – Design Challenge Worksheet

This Resource is part of the Back to Earth Program

Designed for: Grades 9-12
For use by: Students, Teachers.
Learning Styles: Interactive (hands-on), Classroom based
Resource Type: Document


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Back to Earth Lesson Plan 5

This Resource is part of the Back to Earth Program

Designed for: Grades 9-12
For use by: Students, Teachers.
Learning Styles: Classroom based
Resource Type: Lesson Plan


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Back to Earth Lesson 4 – Scientific Inquiry Worksheet

This Resource is part of the Back to Earth Program

Designed for: Grades 9-12
For use by: Students, Teachers.
Learning Styles: Interactive (hands-on), Classroom based
Resource Type: Document


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Back to Earth Lesson 4

This Resource is part of the Back to Earth Program

Designed for: Grades 9-12
For use by: Students, Teachers.
Learning Styles: Classroom based
Resource Type: Lesson Plan


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