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Go Green: Teach Organic Composting

By Beth Newingham on April 16, 2012
  • Grades: 3–5

One year, master composters from SOCWA came to our school to teach 4th grade students about organic composting. Equipment was brought in and students were split into groups to experience the art of making organic compost.

A large bucket was filled with each group’s compost material and stored in the classroom for the remainder of the winter. Each student had an observation packet for monthly compost mixing days. In the spring, students made their last observation of their organic compost and spread it outside to help the flowers grow.

Thanks to Liz Waters, an awesome 4th grade teacher at my school, for sharing this idea.

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