Vermont School Garden

A visit to a Vermont public school garden through the seasons.

SQUASH MATH

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Liz Wing’s fourth graders learned a little Native American history and did a some math computing last week. We were given 22 heirloom squash seeds, donated by a member of the Seneca Nation. If we needed to plant four seeds per hill, how many hills would we need to create? This  challenged some students to think of creative ways to show how they  solved the problem. Often at school, explaining a problem’s solution  is more important than how quickly the answer is obtained.

VOLCANO CRATERS FOR SQUASH SEEDS SQUASH SEEDS INTO HILLS

 

WATERING SEEDS

 

 

 

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Author: vermontschoolgarden

I have been an elementary teacher at the Westminster Center School for 30 years. For most of those years, I maintained a garden as part of my teaching curriculum resource. Now I am the Garden Coordinator for all of the Westminster Center School classrooms.

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