Week in Review

Mathematics: Fractals, Exponents, Fractions, Math Seminar, Algebra 1 Review

Humanities: Hunter-gatherers and the transition to Agriculture reading and discussion, Humanities Project Planning, Timeline of Humanity

Language: Elements of Literature, “Happiness Depends on Grammar” / Intro. to Grammar, Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 discussion, “Thousands of versions of you” writing workshop

Creative/physical expression: The History of Concrete, CMS service project- mulched path and stepping stones

Micro-economy: AP program finance and budgeting, buttons, project planning

Land: Nature journaling and harvesting bamboo for micro-economy project

Next week: AP OVERNIGHT!!!! Backpacking/ canoeing trip to the Wilderness of Southern Illinois.

 

Lessons from one day on a farm

  • Planting and harvesting strawberries
  • Crop rotation
  • Cover crops
  • Raising goats
  • Raising chickens
  • Greenhouse plants
  • High-tunnel plants
  • Farm tools
  • Organic vs nonorganic pesticides
  • Labor and patience of a farmer
  • Weeds and insects
  • Permaculture principles
  • Types of farms
  • Barn structures
  • Weather

Thanks Farmer Kasey for sharing your expertise with us!