School Garden Websites

 

California School Garden Networkserves as a central hub to distribute school garden resources and support throughout the state.

KidsGardening -seasonal lessons, tips and lots of great resources and curriculum. 

Edible Schoolyard Project-school garden resources, networking opportunities, news and events.

Center for Ecoliteracyeducation for sustainable living

Education Outside advancing science in public schools outdoors. Seasonal lessons and best practices.

National School Garden Network-orgazinations and individuals supporting school garden program.

Whole KidsFoundation-supports schools to improve nutrition and wellness. School garden funding opportunity.

 

LIFE LAB RESOURCES

Free Garden Science Exploration Units

Outdoor Classroom Management

Common Core and Next Generation Science in the Garden

Spanish Language Garden-Based Learning Resources

Life Lab Publications

Life Lab Professional Development

Watch Quick and Easy School Garden Lessons

Scavenger Hunts

School Garden Resources

 

CITIZEN SCIENCE

Cornell Lab of Ornithologyhosts wonderful citizen projects and curriculum such as Bird Sleuth, Crossing Boundaries, Feeder Watch.

 eBird– global tools for birders critical data for science.

Journey North– a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. 

 Monarch Watch– nonprofit educational outreach program based at the University of Kansas that focuses on the monarch butterfly, its habitat, and its spectacular fall migration.

Project Budburst-a network of people across the United States who monitor plants as the seasons change. We are a national field campaign designed to engage the public in the collection of important ecological data based on the timing of leafing, flowering, and fruiting of plants.

The Great Sunflower Project-the world’s largest citizen science project focused on pollinator conservation 

The USA National Phenology Network brings together citizen scientists, educators and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the United States.