Curriculum

Curriculum Examples & Guidlines

Curriculum Examples:

University of California – School Garden State Standards & Curriculum:
http://acmg.ucanr.edu/School_and_Community_Gardening/School_Garden_State_Standards_-_Curriculum/

City Green School Garden Program, includes 28 units of curricula of 3 or more lessons each
www.citygreenonline.org/school-gardens

Gardens for Learning – downloadable book
www.csgn.org/sites/csgn.org/files/CSGN_book.pdf

Cultivating Knowledge in the School Garden
http://digitalcollections.sit.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1495&context=ipp_collection

Garden Based Learning Across the Curriculum
http://tccl.rit.albany.edu/knilt/index.php/Garden-Based_Learning_Across_the_Curriculum

Free Gardening Lesson Plans PK-8
www.nybg.org/edu/teacher/lesson-plans.php

Living Classroom Curriculum K-8 – downloadable curriculum
www.living-classroom.org/curriculum

Nutrition to Grow On - A Garden-Enhanced Nutrition Education Curriculum for Upper Elementary School Children – book can be downloaded
www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/he/documents/ntgocomplete.pdf

Sustainable Agricultural Curriculum
http://thefoodproject.org/activities/sustainable-agriculture-curriculum

Sustainable Gardening and Foods Curriculum – Grades 7-10
www.ankn.uaf.edu/curriculum/PhD_Projects/LauraHenryStone/Curriculum.pdf

The Great Garden Detective Adventure – Grades 3-4
www.fns.usda.gov/tn/great-garden-detective

The Integration of School Garden Programs into Educational Curriculum
http://digitalcommons.olivet.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1003&context=honr_proj

Garden of Learning Curriculum K-6 (for purchase - some free samples)
www.gardenoflearningk6.com/curriculum.htm

Math in the Garden (book to purchase – some samples)
www.gardenoflearningk6.com/curriculum.htm

Setting Up and Running a School Garden – UN Manual for Teachers, Parents, and Communities - downloadable
www.oaec.org/school-garden/handful-of-seeds

School Composting Manual
www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/compost/compost_pdf/schmanual.pdf

Education and Garden Curriculum Integration – a Farm to School resource list
www.fns.usda.gov/education-curriculum-integration

School Gardening – Curriculum Information and Resources
http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/c.php?g=95377&p=623704

Kids Gardening – look at the School Gardening resources
www.kidsgardening.org/

LifeLab – extensive curricular and activities resources
www.lifelab.org/store/curriculum/#seu

Food-Related Curricula Take Root Nationwide - article
http://www.edutopia.org/food-school-garden-farm-curriculum