Heidi Selken, December 2016 Adopt A Farmer
Making Manure Useful
Discussion: Boadwine Farms works hard to protect the environment. They save fuel by not driving the manure to apply it on the fields. They also recycle their water, and reuse animal waste. What are things that you can do to protect the environment?
Teacher Resource: Website for students about recycling
Core Standard & Question 4-LS1-1: Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction. (SEP: 7 ; DCI: LS1.A; CCC: Systems)
Heidi told us that plants need nitrogen, phosophorus, and potassium to survive. What else do plans need?
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