Tag: Outdoor Education

Taking the Common Core standards outside.

Preserving Foods with Kids

Preserving Foods with Kids

Food preservation – freezing, canning, drying, pickling, and such – always seemed a daunting task to me; certainly, too intimidating to take into a classroom of kids. Those food safety fears recently led me straight into a California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom workshop where we learned CFAITC is developing a unit for teachers […]

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Grants Available to Teachers with Ag-Related Projects

Grants Available to Teachers with Ag-Related Projects

The CHS Foundation and National Agriculture in the Classroom are seeking applicants for 15 $500 grants awarded to teachers with agriculture-related projects. The deadline for application is 5 p.m. EST, Sept. 15. Applications are accepted online only. Applicants will be notified of awards by e-mail in October. In addition to the online application, one letter […]

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Healing Garden in Sacramento Hospital Hosts Interesting Art Piece

Healing Garden in Sacramento Hospital Hosts Interesting Art Piece

  The outdoor seating, the bridge that crosses a bit of water, the greenery in Sacramento’s Mercy General Hospital may easily draw attention away from an interesting piece of art on one wall, the depiction of the Greek god of medicine addressing the personification of Pain. This sculpture, fascinating in its own right, was created […]

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