Math, science lessons grow from school gardens

08/21/2012 | Huffington Post, The

Measuring garden plots and discovering what insects eat are just some of the math and science assignments students are tackling as part of the Dallas-based American Heart Association's Teaching Gardens program. The program is aimed primarily at teaching children about nutrition and healthy eating by encouraging students to help plan and grow vegetable gardens, but it also has provided schools with opportunities for incorporating math skills and science into a fun, hands-on experience for students and teachers alike.

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