Students will learn about the world of insects and spiders and how they help farmers and gardeners all over the world. Through pollination and eating harmful insects, without these amazing creatures, we wouldn’t have enough food to eat on a daily basis.
Activity: Prepare food using produce students harvest from our farm
Students will receive a tour of the Oasis Farm and Fishery Bioshelter and learn about the aquaponics system. Students will also learn about the growing trend of urban farming and the technologies that are being used to grow food in cities where the majority of people are living.
Nutrients & the needs of plants
Activity: Students will create an Origami pot and start their own seed.
Students will learn about the needs of nutrients for plants to grow and thrive in a proper environment. Students will also learn how humans eat plants of different colors to gain nutrients they need to thrive and why it’s important to eat a Rainbow diet.
Parts of the plant
Activity: Students will prepare a "Parts of the Plant" Stir Fry utilizing plants and herbs grown on the farm
Students will learn the different parts of a plant and their function. Students will work hands-on in the Bioshelter and outdoor classroom to explore the different plants and observe the functions of the roots, stem, leaves, flower, fruit, and seed.
Storm Water Management
Activity: Students will design their own Lego city with green infrastructure
Students will learn about the harmful effects of stormwater runoff in the city and learn ways to solve the program. We will examine the property in which they are at and point our potential problems