The Early Years: Bring On Spring—Planting Peas

by: Peggy Ashbrook

Growing peas helps children who grow food at home make a connection between school and home by sharing their experience, and those who have never seen a field of crops make a connection between soil, weather, and food production by growing a trial crop. Learning about growing plants is part of the National Science Education Content Standard C: Life Science.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 2/1/2009Stock # sc09_046_06_12Volume 046Issue 06

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