Vermicomposting« back to curriculum list
The curriculum includes:
Lesson 1: Introduction to Vermicomposting What is Vermicomposting?
Lesson 2: Developing a Functional Worm Bin Setting up a Worm Bin
Lesson 3: Identifying the Anatomy of an Earthworm Earthworm Anatomy
Lesson 4: Identifying Different Decomposers in a Worm Bin Other Critters in a Worm’s Neighborhood
Lesson 5: Identifying Ways to Reduce the Amount of Waste in our Lives Recycle, Reuse, Re-Imagine!
Lesson 6: Harvesting Worms and Vermicompost from Worm Bins to Harvest Castings
For a wealth of vermicomposting resources, visit Rhonda Sherman’s Vermicomposting website.
http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/topic/vermicomposting/schools.html « back to curriculum list
Download the first lesson of the 5th grade Vermicomposting curriculum.View PDF
A companion lesson for high school students developed in part by NC 4-H Forestry and Wildlife Specialist, Renee StrnadView PDF