Virtual Learning Hub: For Elementary Schoolers

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 1: Seeds and Sprouts in the Greenhouse

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 1: Seeds and Sprouts in the Greenhouse

Key Themes: Seeds, greenhouse, germination, soil, planting, energy

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 2: Parts of a Plant

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 2: Parts of a Plant

Key Themes: Roots, flower, stem, leaves, seed, photosynthesis, pollination, harvest, fruit

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 3: Healthy Soil & Compost

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 3: Healthy Soil & Compost

Key Themes: soil, compost, decompose, nutrients, fertilizer, bacteria, worms, waste, microorganisms

Deaver Farm Explorers Transplanting Special

Deaver Farm Explorers Transplanting Special

Key Themes: seeds, bean plants, transplanting, container gardening

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 4: Seasonality & Sustainability

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 4: Seasonality & Sustainability

Key Themes: flowers, tomato, trellis, legume, seasons, sustainability, conservation, season extension, climate, irrigation, solar energy, herbs, peas, healthy recipe

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 5: Sustainable Food Systems

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 5: Sustainable Food Systems

Key Themes: flowers, ripen, bloom, food system, production, harvest, distribution, marketing, waste, food miles, farmers market, local food, seasonal, food cycle

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 6: Ecosystems

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 6: Ecosystems

Key Themes: ecosystems, biodiversity, pollen, pollination, nectar, bees, butterflies, flowers, garlic, life cycle

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 7: Farming for Nutrition

Deaver Farm Explorers Lesson 7: Farming for Nutrition

Key Themes: Nutrients, nutrition, soil health, storage crops, succession planting, potatoes, seeds, nutrient-dense, vitamins, minerals, digestion, harvest, farm fresh recipe

Seed Science with Farmer-Educator Jenny

Seed Science with Farmer-Educator Jenny

Key Themes: seed science, identifying parts of a seed