Funded by grants from The Gottlieb Native Garden (GNG) and Edison International, the goal of this Module is to facilitate with students an exploration of garden types such as native and edible gardens, garden design, and the process of putting in a garden, including collaborating with community stakeholders. The benefits of this module are extensive, including connecting students to nature; providing an outdoor learning experience for students; fostering a sense of community and improving the natural ecosystem, among others.

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Lesson 1: Assessing the Garden Site and Initial Biodiversity Inventory

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Field Guidelines, Center for Urban Resilience

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Lesson Plan, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint - Conducting a Site Assessment, Center for Urban Resilience

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Role Cards, Center for Urban Resilience

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Site Assessment Data Sheet, Center for Urban Resilience

Lesson 2: Types of Gardens / Garden Kits

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Handout - Garden Planning, Center for Urban Resilience

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Handout - Types of Gardens, Center for Urban Resilience

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Lesson Plan, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint - Educator - Types of Gardens, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint - Student - Types of Gardens, Center for Urban Resilience

Lesson 3: Creating a Vision for the Garden

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Handout - Designing the Vision, Center for Urban Resilience

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Lesson Plan, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint - Educator - Creating a Vision, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint - Student - Creating a Vision, Center for Urban Resilience

Lesson 5: Preparing the Garden Site

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Lesson Plan, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint - Instructional, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint - Preparing the Garden Site, Center for Urban Resilience

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Role Cards, Center for Urban Resilience

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Role Cards, Center for Urban Resilience

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Safety Guidelines, Center for Urban Resilience

Lesson 9: Attracting Pollinators

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Module 10, Center for Urban Resilience

Lesson 8: Maintaining the Garden Site

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Expert Groups Research Graphic Organizer, Center for Urban Resilience

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Lesson Plan, Center for Urban Resilience

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Lesson Plan, Center for Urban Resilience

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Lesson Plan, Center for Urban Resilience

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Lesson Plan - Garden Deliverables, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint - Educator and Student Instructions, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint - Educator - Planting Day, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint - Identifying and Preparing Resources, Center for Urban Resilience

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PowerPoint - Student - Planting Day, Center for Urban Resilience

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Role Cards, Center for Urban Resilience

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Safety Guidelines, Center for Urban Resilience

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Student Handout - Expert Groups Research Graphic Organizer, Center for Urban Resilience

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Student Handout Garden Deliverables Checklist, Center for Urban Resilience

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Student Handout - Master Garden Maintenance Checklist, Center for Urban Resilience

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Student Handout - Planning to Put in a Garden, Center for Urban Resilience

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Student Handout Think-Pair-Share - M10_7, Center for Urban Resilience

Curriculum Support Materials

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Binder Cover Garden Ecology, Center for Urban Resilience

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Lesson Adaptations and Extensions, Center for Urban Resilience

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Module 10 Outline, Center for Urban Resilience

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NGSS Standards Alignment Chart, Center for Urban Resilience

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Successful Garden Implementation Project Diagram, Center for Urban Resilience

Reference Materials

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2018 Student Hummingbird Poster, Center for Urban Resilience

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Allen's Hummingbird, Center for Urban Resilience

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Alphabetical Bird Checklist, Center for Urban Resilience

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Bird Resources for Educators, Center for Urban Resilience

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Botanical Vegetable Families, Center for Urban Resilience

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Burpee Planting Guide - California, Center for Urban Resilience

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California Native Plants and Theodore Payne, Center for Urban Resilience

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Classification of Plants - Artemisia californica, Center for Urban Resilience

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Combining Vegetables in a Vegetable Garden, Center for Urban Resilience

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Common Butterflies in the Garden, Center for Urban Resilience

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Conducting a Simple Soil Sedimentation Test, Center for Urban Resilience

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Garden Resources Lists, Center for Urban Resilience

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Good Resources for Native Plant Pruning, Center for Urban Resilience

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Gottlieb Garden Plants, Center for Urban Resilience

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Gottlieb Garden Wildlife, Center for Urban Resilience

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Gottlieb Numbers, Center for Urban Resilience

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Hummingbird Fun Fact Cards, Center for Urban Resilience

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Hummingbird Poster 2016, Center for Urban Resilience

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Hummingbird Resource for Teachers, Center for Urban Resilience

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Hummingbirds Informational Pamphlet, Center for Urban Resilience

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LA County Drought-tolerant Plant List, Center for Urban Resilience

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LAUSD Approved Plant List, Center for Urban Resilience

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Linnaean Classification of Kingdoms, Center for Urban Resilience

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Los Angeles Christmas Bird Count Checklist, Center for Urban Resilience

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Map to Gottlieb House, Center for Urban Resilience

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Miners Lettuce Tomatoes and Avocado Salad, Center for Urban Resilience

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The Dirty Dozen +1, Center for Urban Resilience

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The Three Sisters Garden, Center for Urban Resilience

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Top Edible Plants and Herbs for Shade, Center for Urban Resilience

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Urban LA Birds Starter Kit, Center for Urban Resilience

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Vegetable Families, Center for Urban Resilience

Reading Materials

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Developing a School Garden or School Greening Project Road Map, Center for Urban Resilience

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Native Trees for Urban Gardens, Center for Urban Resilience

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Saving the Blue Butterfly, Center for Urban Resilience

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Trees & Carbon, Center for Urban Resilience

Presentations

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Common Butterflies in the Garden, Center for Urban Resilience

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CURes Garden Program - Martha Baldwin - 2015, Center for Urban Resilience

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Gardening Resources - March 2019, Center for Urban Resilience

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LMU Gottlieb Garden Projects, Center for Urban Resilience

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Native Gardens in Southern California - 2018, Center for Urban Resilience

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Urban Birds - January 2019, Center for Urban Resilience