Schools' Resource Lists
- Guides, Curriculum, and Music
- Seeds, Plants, and Garden Supplies
- Organizations Providing Educational Resources and Funding
Guides, Curriculum, and Music
Closing the Loop by CalRecycle
- Correlated curriculum for grades K-6 covering waste management and resource conservation.
Environmental Education Initiative (EEI) Curriculum by Califonia Eviornmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- K-12 environment-based curriculum that teaches specific California Science and History-Social Science Content Standards to mastery.
Energy Literacy Series by SEEDS Foundation in Canada
- Interactive program examining renewable and nonrenewable energy sources.
Grow Lab: Activities for Growing Minds by The National Gardening Association
- Correlated curriculum for grades K-8 covering plant life cycles and the connection between plants, the environment, and humans.
Junior Master Gardener Teacher Leader Guide by Junior Master Gardener Program at Texas A&M University
- Correlated curriculum for grades 3-5.
- 5th Grade Curriculum aligned to California Science Content Standards
Recycling Facts, Games and Crafts by CalRecycle
Resources For Learning by Project Food, Land & People
- Correlated curriculum for grades K-12 covering food systems, waste management, gardening, and nutrition.
School Nutrition By Design (PDF) by California Department of Education
- Contains nutrition implementation strategies for schools and districts.
The Adventures of Vermi the Worm by CalRecycle
- Animated interactive game teaching the basics of vermicomposting.
The Growing Classroom — Garden and Nutrition Activity Guide by Roberta Jaffe and Gary Apel
- Correlated curriculum for grades K-6.
The Worm Café: Mid-Scale Vermicomposting of Lunchroom Wastes by Binet Payne
The Worm Guide: Vermicomposting Guide for Teachers by CalRecycle
TWIGS (Teams With Intergenerational Support) Gardening and Nutrition Curriculum by UC Cooperative Extension - San Mateo and San Francisco Counties
- Correlated curriculum for grades K-6.
Worms Eat Our Garbage: Classroom Activities for a Better Environment by Mary Appelhof, Mary Frances Fenton, and Barbara Loss Harris
- Correlated curriculum for grades 4-8.
- Educational music covering themes from gardening, ecology, and science.
Seeds, Plants, and Garden Supplies:
|Company / Organization||Special Offers||Mailing Address and
|America the Beautiful Fund||Grants for free flower seeds or free herb seeds||725 15th St., NW, Suite 605
Washington, DC 20005
|Common Ground Organic Garden Supply and Education Center||Discount on compost and fertilizer; buy 10 bags (1.5 cubic ft.) get 1 free||599 College Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
|Peaceful Valley Farm Supply||Receive 10 free seed packs when you spend $100.00 or more||P.O. Box 2209
Grass Valley, CA 95945
|Raintree Nursery||10% discount on plants to schools||391 Butts Road
Morton, WA 98356
|Redwood City Seed Company||Two free seed packets for kids when parents place an order||P. O. Box 361
Redwood City, CA 94064
|Seeds of Change||Seed donations for schools||PO Box 15700
Santa Fe, NM 87592
|Wegman's Nursery||10% discount to schools||492 Woodside Road
Redwood City, CA 94063
|Yerba Buena Nursery||10% discount on a purchase of $300 or more to schools||12511 San Mateo Rd,
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Organizations and Funding Sources
|4-H Youth Development Program||Correlated curriculum and funding opportunities.|
|Alliance For Climate Education||9-12th grade educational resources and free presentations|
|American Horticulture Society||Children and youth gardening resource list|
|California Coastal Commission||Correlated curriculum, contests, and grants.|
|California Department of Education||Grants|
|California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom||Correlated curriculum, resource list, and contests.|
|California School Garden Network||Educational resources, curriculum, and grants|
|CalRecycle||Educational resources and curriculum|
|Center for Ecoliteracy||Educational resources and grants for habit restoration and agriculturally related projects|
|Climate Change Education.org||Links to K-12 curricula on climate related issues|
|CREEC- California Regional Environmental Education Community Network||Information on curriculum, standards, legislation, events, and grants|
|David and Lucille Packard Foundation||Local funding for environmental and educational based projects|
|Department of Energy||Educational resources and curriculum|
|Environmental Protection Agency||Grants, educator training program, and youth awards|
|Farm to Schools||Publications, newsletter, and grants|
|Hidden Villa||Scholarships for students to attend their environmental education programs in Los Altos Hills|
|Kellogg (W.K.) Foundation||Funds for promotion of health, food systems, rural development, youth and education, and community development|
|KidsGardening.org||Resource directory, professional development, and grants.|
|Life Lab Science Program||Correlated curriculum, materials, books, and workshops for teachers|
|National Arbor Day Foundation||Educational resources including downloadable activities and interactive games|
|National Environmental Education Week||Educational resources, curriculum, grants and awards.|
|National Gardening Association||Resource directory, curriculum, grants, and fundraising|
|National Marine Sanctuary||Educational resources, correlated curriculum, and grants.|
|National Science Foundation||Grants and awards for teachers|
|Occidental Arts and Ecology Center||School garden teacher training and support program|
|PG&E Solar Schools Program||Grants and teacher-training workshops|
|San Mateo County Water Pollution Prevention Program||Correlated Curriculum, grants, and presentations|
|Toyota Appreciation Program for Science Teachers (TAPESTRY)||Science education grants|