Indigenous Knowledge & Pollinator Gardens

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Date
2021-04-30
Authors
Maracle, Kelly
Keyword
Indigenous, Indigenous Knowledge, Pollinator Gardens, Grade 6
Abstract
This series of eight workshops (sessions) is meant to teach children in Grade 6 about the importance of biodiversity, local community and Indigenous knowledge by creating pollinator gardens in the local community. Students will examine their local territory and re-Indigenize space by tracking what is growing in the identified space, and identifying what should be growing. Students will then do the work to plant, create and maintain a space that will encourage pollinators by identifying, planting and caring for native plants. Students will participate in a variety of learning activities connected with the Ontario curriculum in the areas of: The Arts Language Science and Technology Social Studies Health and Physical Education Each session should take place over the course of one week.
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