Plant Science

Growing With Plants - Many children do not realize the connection between their growth, the food they eat and where this food comes from. They do not understand the relationship between themselves and all living things on Earth. This curriculum blends plant science and human nutrition through simple concepts. Grades 1-2

A Child's Garden - this activity guide is designed for classroom use whether it be for windowsill gardening or an outdoor garden. While learning to garden, children also learn to appreciate the world around them. Grades K-8

How to Use a Plant Identification Key - this is a handout which outlines the basics on how to key out plants using a dichotomous key. Grades 4-8

Basic Floral Design - this workbook helps kids learn the basics of floral design and includes patterns that can be followed to make floral arrangements. Grades 4-8

Junior Master Gardeners - JMG stands for Junior Master Gardener. It is a program for youth of all ages that uses fun activities to teach horticulture and environmental science concepts. Children can get involved in exploring their world through meaningful activities that encourage leadership development, personal pride and responsibility, and community involvement. Youth involved in the program develop critical thinking skills, the ability to identify community concerns and take action to address them through individual group projects. This curriculum includes a teacher/leader guide and a student handbook. Grades 1-6

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