Today’s generation of students often do not understand the sources of their food. In this unit student learning will be guided through the implementation of garden cultivation. Students will cultivate raised garden beds as a part of this unit to integrate real life farming/gardening experiences. Within this lesson students will be able to better understand the importance of agriculture as it relates to science. Students will have an opportunity to recognize that agriculture provides an ample food supply to society. Students will use real life experiences to gain greater understanding of North Carolina Common Core Essential Standards as they relate to the structures and functions of living organisms through numerous interactive activities.
Author: Crystal Boyd