Earthworks_logo.pngOutdoor Classroom Curriculum

Introduction
Introduction.doc
Yearly Timeline.doc
Letter to Parents (bilingual).doc
Table of Contents.doc

Track One: Caring for Orchard Trees Through the Seasons
Adopting a Bud in Spring.doc
Adopting a Class Tree and Orchard Through the Seasons Book.doc
Caring for Orchard Trees Through the Seasons Overview.doc
Fall Fruit Sorting and Outoor Classroom Introduction.doc
Orchard Tree Dormancy.doc
Spring Branches Pruning and Cut Branch Study.doc
Worksheets

Track Two: Parts of Orchard Trees
Introduction ot Parts of a Tree and the Outdoor Classroom.doc
Leaves.doc
Parts of a Tree Overview.doc
Plant Parts Are Tasty.doc
Roots.doc
Trunks and Stems.doc
Worksheets

Track Three: Plant Life Cycle
Seed Review and Fall Outdoor Fun.doc
Seed Dispersal Strategies.doc
Pollination.doc
Plant Life Cycle Overview.doc
Plant Competition for Limited Resources.doc
Introduction to the Plant Life Cycle and the Outdoor Classro.doc
Indoor Seed Germination in Soil.doc
Flowers.doc
Creating a Plastic Bag Greenhouse and Getting Ready for Spri.doc
Worksheets

Track Four: Ecosystems, Food Webs and Food Geography
The Ecosystem Game.doc
Fruit Science and Cooking Experiments.doc
Fruit Geography.doc
Field Guide Introduction.doc
Ecosystems, Food Webs and Food Geography Overview.doc
Constructing Schoolyard Ecosystems and Food Webs.doc
Worksheets

Track Five: Soil, Worms and Insects
Soil.doc
Soil, Worms, and Insects Overview.doc
Plant Protection.doc
Plant Predators.doc
Insects - Pollinator, Predator, Pest, and Parasite.doc
Decomposition and Decomposers.doc
Worms and Worm Bins.doc
Worksheets