Educational website with an inquiry unit engaging leaners to design an organic garden.
Biological Sciences unit: Watch it Grow, provides lots of investigations which could be adapted.
Tasty Food video which would make a great provocation of ways students could grow their own vegetables from left over kitchen scraps. Learners could explore what other food scraps they could use to regrow vegetables and fruits.
Planting Fruits and Trees lesson sequence.
Blog with examples of how learners can use fruit and vegetable seeds to start germinating plants without potting soil.
Website with ideas of how learners can explore gardens.
Preschool STEAM Blog with a great outline of how to encourage learners to think like engineers. The Engineering Design Process would be a great structure to plan this inquiry through.
Encourage learners to draw designs for their own sustainable garden. Learners can make their garden designs out of household materials and use their seedling plants to make their sustainable garden.
This inquiry allows learners to explore engineering and science concepts together as they use their imagination to design and create their own sustainable garden.
Science: Biological sciences, science inquiry skills
Design and Technology: Sustainability, production skills, engineering process