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Student will be able to compare and identify skills need to work effectively together in order to be successful. The garden will foster a natural example of things working together for the good(soil, water, sunlight, and seeds). The diverse students population will be able to learn to work together in order to grow plants and vegetables.

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Jabil- Pairing Nature to Nuture with twist of Technology

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School:
Azalea Middle School 
Subject:
Special Needs Students 
Teacher:
Javan Turner 
 
Kelty Martinique 
Students Impacted:
20 
Grade:
6-8 
Date:
November 1, 2016

Investors

Thank you to the following investors for funding this grant.

 

Jabil - $900.00

Pinellas Education Foundation - $907.73

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Goal

Student will be able to compare and identify skills need to work effectively together in order to be successful. The garden will foster a natural example of things working together for the good(soil, water, sunlight, and seeds). The diverse students population will be able to learn to work together in order to grow plants and vegetables.  

 

What will be done with my students

The students will work in groups to research types of seeds available to plant based on the our geographical area, plant/water the garden, monitor/record growth patterns/chart data, give a PowerPoint presentation on the project and create harvest meal.

In addition, base on the selection of the seeds, the students will create timelines from germinate of the seeds, temperature, moistness of the soil, growth, and harvesting. The students will start this project all over again once the harvest is completed. The students will be in a new groups in order to apply learned skills and select different seeds.  

 

Benefits to my students

The benefits of this hands-on project is to get students to effectively work together. It will help the students understand the benefits of nature working together and the need for people(students) to work together.
It will also help improve their technology skills by using computers to tracking the growth pattern of the plants, charting the growth pattern of the plants, monitoring soil moisture, and giving a PowerPoint presentation to their peers and teachers. 

 

Describe the Students

The special needs students that will be exposed to this project are 6-8 grade Emotional Behavioral Disable students. These students tend to lack social skills and the ability to effectively work together. Their academic performance ranges from below grade level to slightly above grade level. 

 

Budget Narrative

The Raised Cedar Garden Bed provides the Special Needs unit will enough space that small groups of students to participate. The soil is vital for the growth and development of the plants and vegetables. And the soil moisture meter will help the students monitor their garden. Lastly, the seed packets will give the students options of vegetable to plant and opportunity to replant different seeds once the harvest is completed 

 

Items

# Item Cost
1 25 Miracle-Gro Garden Soil $199.50
2 2 Soil Moisture Meter $20.38
3 Raised cedar Garden Bed $1,568.00
4 Heirloom Vegetable seed packets $19.85
  Total: $1,807.73

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