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Featured Lessons

Bees, What Would We Do
Without Them? with Busy Bee Joe

Grade 4, Lesson 8 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What Are Healthy Foods?
with Farmer Yolanda

Kindergarten, Health Lesson 1 from
the Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Explore Climate
with Hydroponics Expert Chris

Grade 3, Lesson 8 from the
Green Our Planet Hydroponics Curriculum

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Learn How to Make Ratatouille
with Nutrition Chef Lisa

To find additional STEM Garden, STEM Hydro, Nutrition and Garden lessons, click a button below!

Nutrition Lessons
DIY Projects
How to Teach STEM Lessons in a Garden
STEM Garden Lessons
Garden Tutorials
School Garden Conference Videos
STEM Hydroponics Lessons
Hydroponics Tutorials

Kindergarten STEM Garden Lessons

Garden Caretakers
with Farmer Danielle

Kindergarten, Lesson 1 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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How Does Your Garden Grow?
with Farmer Yolanda

Kindergarten, Lesson 2 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Do Trees Have the Same Plant Parts
as Vegetables? with Farmer Yolanda

Kindergarten, Lesson 5 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What Lives in a Tree?
with Farmer Yolanda

Kindergarten, Lesson 6 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What Do Trees Give Us?
with Farmer Yolanda

Kindergarten, Lesson 7 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Do We Need the Sun?
with Farmer Tom

Kindergarten, Lesson 9 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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How Can We Protect Garden Plants in
Severe Weather? with Farmer Yolanda

Kindergarten, Lesson 10 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What Are Healthy Foods?
with Farmer Yolanda

Kindergarten, Health Lesson 1 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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First Grade STEM Garden Lessons

Explore the Parts of a Plant
with Farmer Joe

Grade 1, Lesson 1 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Examining Roots
with Farmer Yolanda

Grade 1, Lesson 2 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Are Plant Leaves like Solar Panels?
with Farmer Chelsea

Grade 1, Lesson 3 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What Do Flowers Do?
with Farmer Joe

Grade 1, Lesson 4 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Do Plants Come From Seeds- with Farmer Joe - WEBSITE

Do Plants Come from Seeds?
with Farmer Joe

Grade 1, Lesson 6 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Learn How to Plant a Seed
with Farmer Rosalie

Grade 1, Lesson 7 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Where Does All of Our Trash Go?
with Farmer Joe

Grade 1, Lesson 9a from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Can We Save Trees By Using
Less Paper? with Farmer Joe

Grade 1, Lesson 9b from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Second Grade STEM Garden Lessons

What is an Insect?
with Farmer Joe

Grade 2, Lesson 1 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Are There Good Bugs and Bad Bugs?

Grade 2, Lesson 2 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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How Do Plants Attract Pollinators?
with Farmer Joe

Grade 2, Lesson 5 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What is the Water Cycle?
with Farmer Joe

Grade 2, Lesson 6 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Where Does Clean Water Come From?
with Farmer Joe

Grade 2, Lesson 7 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Explore Plant Transpiration
with Farmer Tom

Grade 2, Lesson 8 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Do Plants Only Grow From
Seeds? with Farmer Yolanda

Grade 2, Lesson 9 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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How Can We Not Waste
Food? with Farmer Joe

Grade 2, Lesson 10 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Third Grade STEM Garden Lessons

Do Plants Have Life Cycles?
with Farmer Tom

Grade 3, Lesson 1 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Do Insects Have Life Cycles?
with Farmer Yolanda

Grade 3, Lesson 2 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Do Flowering Plants Reproduce?
with Farmer Joe

Grade 3, Lesson 3 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Seed Dispersal
with Farmer Danielle

Grade 3, Lesson 4 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Explore Adaptations in Africa
with Farmer Joe

Grade 3, Lesson 7 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What is Environmental Change?
with Farmer Tom

Grade 3, Lesson 9 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What is the Difference Between Climate
and Weather? with Farmer Joe

Grade 3, Lesson 10 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Fourth Grade STEM Garden Lessons

What is Soil?
with Farmer Danielle

Grade 4, Lesson 1 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Does Erosion Occur on Both
Earth and Mars? with Farmer Tom

Grade 4, Lesson 2 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What is Soil Degradation with Farmer Tom

What is Soil Degradation?
with Farmer Tom

Grade 4, Lesson 4 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What is Renewable and
Non-Renewable Energy?

Grade 4, Lesson 6 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What is Biofuel?
with Farmer Tom

Grade 4, Lesson 7 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Bees, What Would We Do
Without Them? with Busy Bee Joe

Grade 4, Lesson 8 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Explore the Parts of a Flower
with Farmer Joe

Grade 4, Lesson 9 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Explore Plant Adaptations
with Farmer Tom

Grade 4, Lesson 10 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What are Medicinal Plants?
with Farmer Joe

Grade 4, Health Lesson 2 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Fifth Grade STEM Garden Lessons

What is the Environmental
Impact of a School Garden?

Grade 5, Lesson 1 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Ecosystems and Biodiversity
with Farmer Danielle

Grade 5, Lesson 2 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Explore the Soil Food Web
with Farmer Danielle

Grade 5, Lesson 3 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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What is Biodegradability?
with Farmer Danielle

Grade 5, Lesson 4 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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How to Grow Plants Hydroponically
Without Soil with Farmer Joe

Grade 5, Lesson 5 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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Explore Industrial vs. Sustainable
Farming with Farmer Tom

Grade 5, Lesson 7 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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How Do We Control Plant
Pests? with Farmer Joe

Grade 5, Lesson 8 from the
Green Our Planet Curriculum

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