⁣Lesson Plan: Exploring Apricot Lane Farms through a Virtual Tour

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⁣Lesson Plan: Exploring Apricot Lane Farms through a Virtual Tour

Grade Level: 6-8

Subject: Science / Environmental Studies

Duration: 60 minutes

Common Core Standards:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.3: Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.7: Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).

- Students will learn about Apricot Lane Farms and its sustainable farming practices.
- Students will explore the farm through a virtual tour, observing various aspects of the farm and its operations.
- Students will analyze and interpret the information presented during the tour to understand the importance of sustainable agriculture.

- Computer or projector for displaying the virtual tour
- Internet access
- Note-taking materials for students
- Optional: Printouts of relevant diagrams or visuals


1. Introduction (10 minutes):
- Begin the lesson by discussing the importance of sustainable agriculture and its impact on the environment.
- Introduce Apricot Lane Farms as an example of a sustainable farm that practices regenerative agriculture.

2. Apricot Lane Farms Virtual Tour (30 minutes):
- Access a pre-recorded virtual tour of Apricot Lane Farms (ensure the content is age-appropriate and suitable for educational purposes).
- Pause the tour at various points to allow students to observe and take notes on different aspects of the farm, such as crop fields, livestock areas, waste management, or renewable energy systems.
- Encourage students to pay attention to specific sustainable practices implemented on the farm.

3. Note-taking and Reflection (10 minutes):
- Provide students with note-taking materials and ask them to jot down key observations and sustainable practices they noticed during the virtual tour.
- Allow students time to reflect on the significance of these practices in promoting sustainability and environmental conservation.

4. Class Discussion (10 minutes):
- Facilitate a class discussion based on the students' notes and reflections.
- Encourage students to share their observations and discuss the environmental benefits of Apricot Lane Farms' sustainable practices.
- Guide the discussion towards topics such as soil health, water conservation, biodiversity, and renewable energy.

5. Extension Activity (optional):
- Assign students a follow-up research project on one specific sustainable practice observed at Apricot Lane Farms.
- Encourage students to delve deeper into the science and environmental impact of that practice.
- Students can create presentations, infographics, or written reports to share their findings with the class.

6. Conclusion (5 minutes):
- Summarize the key takeaways from the virtual tour and discussion.
- Emphasize the importance of sustainable agriculture in preserving our environment and ensuring a healthier future.
- Encourage students to apply the knowledge gained from the tour to their own lives and make sustainable choices whenever possible.

Common Core Labels Correlations:

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