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I'm Thirsty

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  • Students will determine the amount of natural water that exists in their garden area.

  • Students will read about techniques in watering and use them in their garden.

The act of watering seems so simple, but it is quite complex. The amount of water needed and the process of watering are parts of a garden's success story. Students can read about the techniques used to determine the amount of water that a garden gets, and try out some really unique approaches to watering without wasting. There are a lot of opportunities for math concepts: comparisons, measurement, and conservation.

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