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Kids and Gardening, in Classrooms and Outdoors
These book recommendations from Education World can help green-thumbed kids grow schoolyard gardens, victory gardens, salsa gardens, and more.

Bug Books
Six elementary-level insect books receive high ratings from Education World.

Environmental Books
Education World recommends books for students about the environment.


At Home on the Prairie
This activity invites students to use their artistic talents to represent an ecosystem. | © 2006 The Franklin Institute - All rights reserved.