Posts by Angeles McClure

Hands in the soil

Hello again! Sherman Oaks is getting green, and red… yes red, because radishes are here! We just made our first harvest! To start, we based our experiment on questions like: “What the soil is made of?” “What grows in soil?” and “Who needs it in order to live?.”  We started to work in different samples…

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Garden Artist in Action!

Hello everyone! This month we did tons of fun things! We started with some cool lessons about how a flower grows. We went through each part: roots, stem, leaves, and flower. Maybe after, we’ll go through a fruit. We also built our own colorful flower with some recycled paper and pom poms! And just not…

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At Sherman Oaks Elementary Charter the Thursdays are Green

At Sherman Oaks the new green generations have started to sprout. We are very excited to start this school year with our hands in the ground. The first generation of Organic Gardeners began to plant the first seeds and seedlings in the raised beds. We learned about some specific rules that we must follow in…

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At Rio Vista the Seed is awake

Rio Vista welcomed the fall. For today’s lesson we discovered the power of compost and how a seed grows! We started learning about the process of composting, how compost is made, and what kind of organisms help it to break down into little pieces – the compost’s “ingredients”. We discovered that besides earthworms, bacteria and fungus…

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