SIGN IN   Advanced Search

Browse Agriculture & Aquaculture
The Value of a Garden

This lesson engages students in critical thinking about the value of botanical, community, and other gardens in preserving biodiversity and in contributing to sustainable communities. It introduces several concepts drawn from system dynamics, including feedback loops, behavior-over-time graphsand more! It includes a PowerPoint presentation, Feedback Loops in Flower Gardening,of 29 slides that will guide teachers and students through activities that generate feedback loops.

Rate this Resource:
1 = not useful, 5 = very useful

Please be the first to rate this resource.

View Free


Resource Type: Lesson plan, Assignment/Activity (non-laboratory)
Audience Level: High school lower division 9-10, High school upper division 11-12, Undergraduate lower division 13-14

Author and Copyright

Authors and Editors: M.E. Krasny of Cornell University, P. Newton, and L. Tompkins
Publisher: AIBS
Format: text/html
Copyright and other restrictions: Yes
Cost: No


» Sign In or register to post comments.

American Institute for Biological Sciences



Triple A S National Science Foundation Naitonal Science Digital Library Pathway
Funded by the individual BEN Collaborators and grants from the
National Science Foundation [DUE 0085840 / DUE 0226185 / DUE 0532797 / DUE 0734995]

This website is a National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathway.
Copyright © 2017. American Association for the Advancement of Science. All Rights Reserved.