Project-based learning leads to hands-on farming experience

06/25/2014 | Edutopia.org

Educators in Hawaii are using project-based learning to fulfill ninth-grade requirements for biology, mathematics, social studies and language arts by focusing on sustainable farming. Teachers Heather Calabro and Gregg Kaneko in this blog post describe how students worked in teams to design and construct garden systems, cultivate crops and prepare meals using their harvest. The yearlong project culminated in a public exhibition and cook-off.

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