A Garden of Learning

by: Tasha Kirby

In order to beautify the school environment and further student learning, fourth-graders cultivated a Native Plant Learning Garden. They were responsible for designing a layout, researching garden elements, preparing the area, and planting a variety of native plants. By the completion of this inquiry-based project, students were able to clearly articulate what plants need to survive and how plants have been used in their area throughout history.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2008Stock # sc08_045_09_28Volume 045Issue 09

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