Lesson plan

Planting a garden

Summary
Prepare a garden bed, plant seeds, and observe their growth. If time, eat the produce from the garden.
Science content
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Biology: Classification of Living Things, Biodiversity (1, 3)
Biology: Life Cycles (2)
Biology: Food Webs, Ecosystems, Biomes (3, 4)
Activities in this lesson
Procedure

Show students the bed/pots they will be planting in.
Look at the soil, and find animals living in it.
Plant seeds and/or plants.

Grades taught
Gr 1
Gr 2
Gr 3
Gr 4
Teaching Site
Gordon Elementary
New York Botanical Garden