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Garden Biodiversity Curriculum

Grace designed and delivered a multi-week curriculum to Beacon Summer Program participants at the East Side Community High School Garden. She hoped to empower students to engage with garden ecology.


Grace Nkrumah


Li Murphy

Project Period:

2021 Summer



Lesson 1: Students will learn and understand the properties of common tools/objects found in a garden. Students will be able to learn about edible and non edible plants, as well as being able to distinguish the two.

Lesson 2: Students will learn about the chemistry behind the different functions of plants and their structure, by understanding the natural process that they undergo with the environment.

Lesson 3: Students will dive into the different uses of plants and what other purposes, aside from providing oxygen and food, they serve in biodiversity.

This page was originally developed by BioBus Summer 2021 Jr. Scientist William Rhee.

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