Science of Food and Farming (gr. 4-6)

Working directly in fields and barns, explore the challenges of raising food and how it connects with climate change. Depending on the season, chores may include planting, weeding, harvesting, mucking, or feeding.

Program Location(s):

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • On-Site School Field Trips: 1 Hour First group (up to 15) $130 Additional groups of 15 $100 1.5 Hours First group (up to 15) $145 Additional groups of 15 $115 2 Hours First group (up to 15) $170 Additional groups of 15 $140 2.5 Hours First group (up to 15) $190 Additional groups of 15 $160 3 Hours First group (up to 15) $220 Additional groups of 15 $180 4 Hours First group (up to 15) $270 Additional groups of 15 $230

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - energy/fuel resources renewables
5-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - ways to reduce resource use by humans
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web
5-LS2-2 (MA) - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - composter designs

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