students carefully observe and explore, they discover, they ask questions, and
they learn about their surroundings.
graders saving seeds from a sunflower plant. Seed saving inspires
questions about the diversity of seeds, when to plant seeds in the garden, and
the role of different plant parts.
can we use ALL of our senses to explore our surroundings?Fourth graders peacefully observe in the tidal
wetlands on our school grounds.
can we find the most worms living in our garden?What type of habitat do they prefer in the wild?
Kindergartners search for
would it be like to be a bird building a nest?This question led to an amazing discovery later in the
garden where 2nd grade students had the unique opportunity to watch a pair of Bewick’s
Wrens begin the process of building a nest in the garden!
graders working as stewards of our school-adding native plants to connect with
their Miwok studies in their classroom.Students learn about the special uses of their plants, adaptations, and
how to properly plant and tend to their native plants.