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Make your own teaching materials. From trash to value

How can trash be used to create new plants? To experience the potentials of trash in a new setting.

Purpose/goal

Trash used to create new potatoes- and tomatoes

Duration

15 lessons plus a growing season of 3 months

Materials

Old potatoes, overripe tomatoes, containers, plant soil, old boards, nails, hammers, saws.

Description

The students make germination boxes from old tins and take care of the germination of plants till they are ready to be replaced in plant containers made from trash wood. The students experiment with watering the plants and take care of them for 3 month or until they will be able to cook a nice soup from their own products. If they create a window in the container they can see, how potatoes develop.

Languages

Danish and English

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