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Fall 2017 Office Hours
8:30am - 4:30 pm (usually)

* We try hard to be office between 8:30am and 4:00pm on most weekdays, but please call ahead to be sure!

207-596-2040
893 West St (Rt 90)
Rockport, ME 04856

info@knox-lincoln.org

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    Good Tern Coop

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    Hannaford Supermarkets

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    K-12 Education Resources

    Organizations/Programs

    Maine School Garden Network
    Maine Ag in the Classroom
    Gulf of Maine Research Institute: Vital Signs
    National Association of Conservation Districts

    Teaching Resources

    Agricultural lessons for preK - 12: Teach ME About Food & Farms:

    Bat Education  
      
       Bat Trunk - available locally for loan
         Project EduBat Activities  

    The Bug Chicks  
         Teaching videos
         New show

    Climate Change Webcasts for Students: www.ClimateChangeLIVE.org

           EPA Environmental Ed resources
                http://www2.epa.gov/education
                http://www.epa.gov/students/teachers.html
                http://www2.epa.gov/children/student-curriculum-recipes-healthy-kids-and-healthy-environment 

    Gardening/Healthy Meals
         Dig In! A Gardening Guide Curriculum for 5th and 6th Grades
             If your school participates in Federal Child Nutrition programs: http://tn.ntis.gov (last item in list)
             All others, view & download lessons: http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/library.html
            Kit includes: Standards-based lessons, 28 pages of handouts, a gardening guide,
            35 Dig In! at-home booklets for parents/caregivers, & 6 different fruit and vegetable posters

                USDA Recipes - What's Cooking?
                Team Nutrition

    Pollination Activity Booklet  
         http://www.life.illinois.edu/entomology/pollinators/docs/Pollination%20Activity%20Book.pdf

           Soil Health
              Basics
              Dig & Learn
              Cover Crop
              No Till

          Unstoppable Learning (Ted Radio Hour podcast-a must for all teachers!):    
              http://www.npr.org/2013/04/25/179010396/unstoppable-learning?showDate=2014-08-29.

          Water
              Water Quality Experiment: Erosion & Sedimentation
              Home Water Conservation