Middle and High School Curricula
These classroom resources are based on research projects of Garden scientists.
Each unit consists of a teacher’s guide, documentary style DVD, and optional material
kits, and can be purchased at www.glencoe.com
or by calling 1.800.334.7344.
Elementary Curricula: Garden Adventure SEEDS
(Science Exploration and Education Discovery Series)
- FBI: Forensic Botany Investigations for Grades 6–8
By conducting investigations and searching for clues, students explore the importance
of plants and build skills such as concept mapping, data collection, and analysis.
- Ethnobotany Explorers for Grades 9–12
Students follow researchers and healers deep into the forests of Belize as they search
for medicinal plants and learn how to conduct scientific investigations.
These elementary curriculum kits provide hands-on resources, lessons, assessments,
and literacy support in a simple and convenient package. Full kits, or just the
teacher’s guide, can be ordered on-line at www.kendallhunt.com
or by phone at
- Plant Parts for Grades K & 1
Young learners investigate plant parts and their functions through writing, art, games,
hands-on activities, and simple classroom experiments.
- Plant Adaptations for Grades 2 & 3
Students explore the amazing adaptations of tropical and deciduous plants through
interactive lessons that foster critical thinking and science skills.
- Plant-Animal Interactions for Grades 4 & 5
Working in small groups, students explore ecological relationships such as predator
and prey, and roles such as producer, consumer, and decomposer.