Garden and Kitchen Inventions
The purpose of this lesson is for students to explore the role of inventions and innovations in the garden and kitchen. Students will design their own invention after carefully observing the innovative features of tools in their kitchen classroom and school garden. They will also explore biomimicry and look at examples of inventions that were inspired by nature. This lesson supports the 5th Grade DCPS ELA Unit The Process of Discovery and the Development of Inventions.
Inventions and innovations help make tasks more efficient.
Why are innovations in gardening and food preparation so impactful?
How can nature be a source for inventions?