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is Gardening and what does it
to do with my Classroom?
Question. And the answers will unfold as you experience the Global-Garden
of all Gardening has to do with the production of food and seeds.
Starts with Soil. Where does it come from and how do you keep
the soil so it will provide the food plants need to grow? Seeds.
Where do seeds come from (yes, they come from plants, but how
do farmers and gardeners get all the many seeds they need?).
it also has to do with the management of soil and water. A very
important issue that will be in your studies throughout the Expedition.
Water, who owns it and how does it get shared. You have to have
water to grow food to feed people.
that is the magic and the mythology of gardening. Many Native
American Tribes know the art of Weather Making. We'll study weather
in the Global-Garden Expedition.
also has to do with Sustainability. Garden Sustainability (which
means making a garden that will be there next year), Community
Sustainability, Regional Sustainability, each is connected to
ability to grow food has a lot to do with a community or tribes
sustainability. We will study Sustainable Communities and their
gardens as we journey through the Global-Garden Expedition.
the Classroom the Global-Garden projects gives you the chance
to explore the writing and poetry that gardens have inspired.
The history of the Global-Garden is an exploration into the history
Science is at the heart of the Global-Garden project. From the
beginning, as we plan this next years Camp Internet Garden, we
will learn how to approach growing food as a Science.
lesson will be "What is the Scientific Method". What
does it mean to do things in a scientifically?
your Garden this year you will work on the edge of the Science
school and community Garden will become a GIS map. An interactive,
database of information about your plants and garden community
that can be viewed on the Internet as a color map.
will be the map creators, and will conduct the scientific process
of designing your Garden Project, creating a simple database for
that project and then filling in that database with all the information
you gather on your garden, its plants and bugs and water system.
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