The plant nutrient cycle (Carbon cycle, nitrogen cycle, N-P-K, and minerals in plant growth)
THEME: Nature’s Design: Systems, Cycles, Patterns, Relationships, and Adaptations in the Garden System
GRADE LEVEL: K-2
Understand that plants need water, sun, and nutrients to survive and thrive.
Recognize that composting recycles natureʻs nutrients (greens are nitrogen and browns are carbon).
Students tend the classroom garden and learn what plants need to thrive.
Students build, care for, harvest and apply compost to the garden
What do humans, plants, and animals need in order to survive and thrive?
How are humans and plants the same or different?