Are you looking for teaching resources? Check these great nutrition education programs.
Would you like to use food in your classroom to inspire your students to be healthier eaters? If you've taken a BC Dairy workshop, enhance your teaching – apply for a mini food grant! If you haven’t taken a workshop with one of BC Dairy’s nutrition educators, book one now (email email@example.com). The BC Dairy programs encourage experiential learning and provide many excellent ideas!
Check out this toolkit for high schools to grow foods from September to June.
Gardening in the north of BC? Connect with other northern gardeners and editor Diana Roberts of Burns Lake, BC through this weekly online newsletter.
If you are daunted by the idea of working with an in-ground school gardens, start off with this simple idea from BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation: Spuds in Tubs—Potato Tub Gardens for Schools.
Get Growing! Activities For Food And Garden Learning - A Teacher Resource For Elementary and Middle Grades is written for teachers who are interested in gardening with their students at school or in the community.
Find out how the various activities you can do in a garden and fit with the Prescribed Leaning Outcomes from the BC Ministry of Education. From Lifecycles and Evergreen.
Check out the Curriculum maps that connect learning outcomes across K-12 curricula with elements of the Environmental Learning and Experience Guide.
Watch a video clip showing how a home economics class at Spencer Middle School in Victoria explores what they can prepare from food growing within a 100 mile radius of their school.
Two Vancouver teachers created a collection of activities that use the school garden as a place to draw, sit and listen, enjoy a story read in open air, write poetry, be outdoors in a quiet peaceful place that is their own, as well as following specific lessons that reach the objectives of the science curriculum. Available for $25.00 by sending a certified check to Susanne Cruikshank, 1262 Shorepine Walk, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3T8.