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Activity

Garden journal

Summary: 
Keep a daily journal of your garden: what is planted, how they are growing, and any experiements done.
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Biology: Classification of Living Things, Biodiversity (1, 3)
Biology: Life Cycles (2)
Biology: Food Webs, Ecosystems, Biomes (3, 4)
Materials: 
  • Pages for journal
  • Rings to bind journal
Procedure: 

Keep a journal of what is planted in the garden and other activities related to gardening. Include photos, recipes made from plants and notes on planting and the growing plants.
If it is in a binder, loose pages of drawings/graphs etc can be easily inserted.
Students can take the journal home.

Grades taught: 
Gr 1
Gr 2
Teacher: 
Ingrid
Teaching site: 
New York Botanical Garden