hands holding compost

Class Objective

Learn all about composting and connect it to topics discussed in class.

Unit Outline

All About Composting

  • Learn about composting: how to use compost, compost preparation, how to create high quality compost, and how to retain good compost health.

Class Activity

  • Compost in a Bag Activity (refer to Teacher Resources)
  • Alternative: Plan a class trip with a horticulture related organization where students can gain practical hands-on experience with composting or another related subject.

Class Assignment

  • Reflect in the plant journal on the class activity and what was learned. Express what you’d like to know more about, what you like / did not like. Brainstorm ways to incorporate what you learned from the class activity if it can be used for group or personal projects.

Teacher Resources

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