Gorman Heritage Farm,
a 122-acre organic farm near
Student scientists planted both organic and commercial seeds in a rooftop garden at their school to measure rate of growth, size of vegetables, fertilizer effect and other variables. With help from their teachers, students developed a hypothesis, researched possible solutions, gathered data and analyzed organic vs. non-organic produce. Students assessed nutritional value, taste and size. Students used their findings to make marketing recommendations for Gorman Heritage Farm to help boost its sales of organic produce.
PIE Business Partners offer an authentic challenge using STEM K-12 concepts. Each participating school receives devices for all student participants.
Program offers sustainable funding for all program technology, STEM curriculum development and educator professional development.
Program creates a web page and 30-second professional videos featuring case partners, students and educators discussing STEM experiential curriculum, teaching notes and testimonials.
CLARK MONTESSORI 7TH GRADER