University of Illinois Extension

Teacher's Guide

My First Garden's Statewide Goals

Students will be able to:

  • Have the basic vocabulary of plant sciences and their application to life and work in contemporary society.
  • Have a working knowledge of the principles of scientific research and their application in simple projects.
  • Understand the processes, techniques, methods, equipment, and available technology of science.
  • Understand the sensory, formal, technical and expressive quality of art.
  • Make and use measurements, including those of area and volume.
  • Use mathematical skills to estimate, approximate, and predict outcomes and to judge reasonableness of results.
  • Understand environmental health.
  • Perform a variety of complex motor activities.
  • Apply the skills and knowledge gained in this study to decision-making in life situations.
  • Read, comprehend, interpret, evaluate and use written material.

Alert: Making Pesticide Applications in School/Community Gardens

My First Garden Teacher's Guide - University of Illinois Extension
Teacher's GuideShow Me the BasicsGardening FundamentalsPlanning My GardenGarden Gallery