GOING GREEN – Lifecycle of a Butterfly

Hamilton Public Library has made TumbleBooks available through this link:

hpl.ca/articles/fun-stuff-do-online-home

When you arrive at the HPL At-Home site, find and select:

TumbleBooks: Animated talking picture books for kids

Using the TumbleSearch feature, find the book A Butterfly Is Patient
by April Pulley Sayre, Illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne

First “read” the book by selecting “Play Video
See how much you have learned by selecting “Quizzes
For more learning opportunities select a “Lesson Plan

Find the “A Butterfly Is Patient” fill-in-the-blanks infographic on our website, Facebook or Instagram pages (see the image below).  Save the image to your computer and use a photo editing tool or app to fill out the image.  See if you are now able to fill out the blank sections with what you’ve learned today!  Submit it to us via social media #GarddwestEcoEducation or email (garddwest@gmail.com) and you could win a prize!

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SPROUTS – Bumblebee Queen

Hamilton Public Library has made TumbleBooks available through this link:

hpl.ca/articles/fun-stuff-do-online-home

When you arrive at the HPL At-Home site, find and select:

TumbleBooks: Animated talking picture books for kids

Using the TumbleSearch feature, find the book The Bumblebee Queen
by April Pulley Sayre, Illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne

First “read” the book by selecting “Play Video
See how much you have learned by selecting “Quizzes
For more learning opportunities select a “Lesson Plan

Find the “Bumblebee Queen” fill-in-the-blanks page on our website, Facebook or Instagram pages.  Save the image to your computer and use a photo editing tool or app to fill out the image.  See if you are now able to fill out the blank sections with what you’ve learned today!  Submit it to us via social media #GarddwestEcoEducation or email (garddwest@gmail.com) and you could win a prize!

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SPROUTS – Plant Secrets

Let’s Read Together!

SPROUTS (Ages 5+)
Plant Secrets
by Emily Goodman

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Plants come in all shapes and sizes, but they go through the same stages as they grow. Using four common plants, young readers learn about a plant’s life cycles. Simple text and colorful illustrations show the major phases of plant growth: seed, plant, flower, and fruit.

how to grow some of the plants we read about in today’s book
Grow your own…
Pea Shoots
Early Peas
Tangy Tomatoes
Nasturtiums
Oaks from Acorns
& more!

GOING GREEN – Plant Secrets

Let’s Read Together!

SPROUTS (Ages 5+)
Plant Secrets
by Emily Goodman

9780545742924_mres

Plants come in all shapes and sizes, but they go through the same stages as they grow. Using four common plants, young readers learn about a plant’s life cycles. Simple text and colorful illustrations show the major phases of plant growth: seed, plant, flower, and fruit.

how to grow some of the plants we read about in today’s book
Grow your own…
Pea Shoots
Early Peas
Tangy Tomatoes
Nasturtiums
Oaks from Acorns
& more!

GOING GREEN – Speedy Seeds

[GOING GREEN] March 19 – Download PDF

resources for further learning

SPROUTING / MICROGREEN SEEDS
(order online from West Coast Seeds)
How To Grow Sprouts From Seeds

9781409550150


BOOK: “Gardening for Beginners
by Emily Bone and Abigail Wheatley

A charming introduction to gardening for absolute beginners, with simple instructions for plants that anyone can grow – even without a garden!  A wonderful introduction to gardening and where food comes from.

SPROUTS – Speedy Seeds

 

[SPROUTS] March 19 – Download PDF

resources for further learning

SPROUTING / MICROGREEN SEEDS
(order online from West Coast Seeds)
How To Grow Sprouts From Seeds

9781409550150


BOOK: “Gardening for Beginners
by Emily Bone and Abigail Wheatley

A charming introduction to gardening for absolute beginners, with simple instructions for plants that anyone can grow – even without a garden!  A wonderful introduction to gardening and where food comes from.

SPROUTS -Handmade Seed Paper

Download this activity as a Printable PDF:
Garddwest SPROUTS – Handmade Seed Paper

RESOURCES for further Learning

Did everyone see my Bill Nye socks during the LIVE video?  100 Science Experiments recommends Marvelous Marbling and other Bill Nye Home Demos as a creative follow-up to home paper making.

Borrow 100 Science Experiments from HPL(currently closed)

How about some “How Its Made” archive video? We made our own paper today, but here’s “How Its Made” on a large scale:

Weird Wood (Forests Ontario)

“Have you ever wondered where the man-made things around you come from? All of them had to come from somewhere! These fun flashcards cards can be printed and will help students learn where everyday wood products come from. They may even find the some surprising items are made with wood.”

Worksheet (PDF – English) + Flashcards (PDF – English)
Brochure (PDF – French) + Carte Flash (PDF – French)

FOR OLDER STUDENTS:

Faces in the forestry supply chain
PDF – Infographic
(Natural Resources Canada)

Sustainable Paper Making Process (Sappi Global)