LESSON PLANS BY UNIT



 
A Deeper Shade of Green

  • Global Warming: Pre-Visit
    This is the second lesson in the unit. It can be taught independently or as part of the sequence. In this lesson students gain an understanding of ant...

  • Aldo Leopold
    This lesson is the third in the unit. It can be taught independently or as part of the lesson sequence. Students discuss the difference between meta-e...

  • Silent Spring: Pre-visit
    This lesson, the fourth in the unit, can be taught independently or as part of a sequence. Students read about Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and how i...

  • Industrial Agriculture
    This was our fifth pre-visit lesson; it can be taught independently or as part of the sequence. Students learn how food is conventionally produced, th...

  • Phillies Bridge Farm Visit
    This is the first site visit in the unit; it can be taught independently or as part of a sequence. At Phillies Bridge Farm, students explore the histo...

  • Stone Barns Center Visit
    This lesson is the second site visit in the unit, A Deeper Shade of Green. It can be taught independently or as part of a sequence. Students visit the...

  • Food & Justice for All
    This is the first lesson we completed after the site visits in this unit. It can be taught independently or as part of the unit. Students learn what h...

  • Land Development
    This lesson followed site visits to Phillies Bridge Farm and the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. Other farms can be substituted; for idea...

  • What is Making Us Sick?
    Students learn about the risks and benefits of agricultural chemicals and then debate them. This lesson can be taught independently or as part of a s...

  • Sustainable Community Development
    This lesson is the culminating assignment of the unit. Students design and present their own sustainable community synthesizing and building upon them...

  • Farms & Visual Journals
    This optional lesson can be used following a visit to a local farm. It requires three 45-minute blocks....