Introduce students to cabbage and guide them in closely observing characteristics of, and tasting, several cabbage varieties.
Introduce students to roots and the ways they function. Talk with students about the 5 “Ws” (who, what, when, where, and why) and teach them as a guide for creating a poem.
- Roots Exploration lesson plan (quick view as .pdf)
Introduce students to the insects and other creatures they will find in the garden and their characteristics.
Introduce students to different varieties of tomatoes, how they grow, and how they taste. Guide students in making a three dimensional object.
- Tomato Exploration lesson plan (quick view as .pdf)
Guide students in using scientific inquiry to observe and learn about several varieties of lettuce. Create a line plot to record the results of a class tasting and interpret the data collected on the line plot.