This school site features details for teachers and students on collecting, pressing, and identifying local plants, and creating herbaria. Dig around their site and you'll find even more gardening, botany, and habitat gems!
The Hazen's Notch Association offers schools and other groups a variety of natural science field programs that can be tailored to students in Kindergarten through 12th Grade, as well as for adults. Workshops, camps, and other opportunities are listed on the Website.
The California Regional Environmental Education Communities (CREEC) Network maintains this statewide electronic directory of information about organizations that provide environmental education programs or resources to California educators.
An in-depth interdisciplinary curriclum covering the Great Irish Famine (1845 - 1850), brought about in part by the loss of the potato crop to blight. This curriculum also sheds light on the centuries of institutionalized prejudice and economic policies that ultimately set the stage for the immense loss of Irish lives and massive emigration. For middle and high school students.
This Earth Partnership program assists teachers in establishing restoration projects on school sites and altering their curricula to incorporate restoration into almost any subject area. The program includes a two-week institute each summer and ongoing support from UW-Madison Arboretum staff to help schools with restoration planning and curriculum development. Web site includes research ideas and and resources links for teachers.
The Edible Schoolyard at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School is an exemplary model for integrating an organic garden and landscape into the school curriculum and lunch program. Visit their beautiful Website for inspiration and guidance on starting your own edible schoolyard.
Kids Gardening and the National Gardening Association actively work with schools and communities across the country to provide educational resources and build gardens to promote health, wellness, and sustainability.