Aquaponics: Science, Gardening
Beekeeping 101: Science
Chickens and Eggs 101: Science
Insects 101: Science
Integrated Pest Management: Science, Gardening
Science of Composting: Science, Gardening
Botany Primer: Grades 9-12
A great source for introductory botany by the USA National Phenology Network. The information covered in this document will help observers make reliable plant observations, learn life cycle stages & terminology.
The following TedTalks supplement the botany primer. (Able to be accessed by international students too!)
- TEDTalks – For When You Want To Start A Garden
Bring plants inside, outside, and into your community with these talks all about the power of gardening and nourishing the nature around us.
- TEDTalks – Plantastic
Plants are all around us and make the ecosystem work. Hear from gardeners, vegetarians, designers and conservationists on the world of plants and vegetables.
- TEDTalks – The Secret Life of Plants
Trees talk, flowers build elaborate traps and some plants can even come back from the dead. Skeptical? These fascinating talks may just grow on you.
Captain Planet Foundation: Grades 6-12
Recommended resources related to outdoor exploration, STEM, and food for learning at home. Filter by grade, topic, and type of activity.
PBS – In Defense of Food: Grades 6-8, 13+
Designed to help adolescents develop practical tools for healthier eating.