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Intro to Gardening: How Do I Start to Garden? 11Wks (Ages 9-12)

Class
Dr. Lopez
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(453)
In this 11-week class, learners will learn gardening basics and how to start a garden. They will be able to start growing plants as part of the class (optional) or discuss plants that they might already be growing.

Class experience

11 lessons//11 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Winter Sowing and Greenhouse
What is winter sowing? When is it used? Why is it important? Which plants are ideal for winter sowing? Why are greenhouses? Why are greenhouses a useful tool?
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Structure and Function of Mini Greenhouse
Learn about the structure and function of a mini greenhouse for plant growth. Sow seeds (optional). As soon as the seeds germinate, learners will record and describe their development in a garden journal.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Seed Germination and Gardening Progress
What is required for seed germination? When do seeds germinate? How do seeds germinate? Update garden journal
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Research and Discuss Plant 1
Learner will research and discuss a plant that they are growing or would like to grow.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Research and Discuss Plant 1
Learner will research and discuss a plant that they are growing or would like to grow.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Transplanting Seedling and Gardening progress
What is transplanting? Why do you transplant seedlings? When do you transplant seedlings? How do you transplant seedlings? Update garden journal
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Research and Discussion for Plant 2
Learner will research and discuss a second plant that they are growing or want to grow.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Research and Discussion for Plant 2
Learner will research and discuss a second plant that they are growing or want to grow.
 Week 9
Lesson 9
Photosynthesis and Gardening progress
Learn the basics of photosynthesis to understand how plants obtain energy to grow. Update the garden journal
 Week 10
Lesson 10
Select a Plant and Prepare a Presentation
Prepare a presentation of the selected plant.
 Week 11
Lesson 11
Complete and Deliver Presentation
Complete and deliver the presentation of the selected plant.
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(453)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Dr. Lopez has been teaching science-related courses on Outschool since March 2020. Some of the general topics she has taught include Microbiology, Marine Biology, Ornithology, Botany, Herpetology, environmental science with... 
Group Class

$539

for 11 classes
1x per week, 11 weeks
40 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 9-12
2-4 learners per class

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