Dirt on Dirt Tour

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When:  April 2-27, 2018
Monday -Friday, by appointment

Cost
$8.88 per person + tax = $9.50 per person
Two teachers per class are admitted free
Minimum of 10 paying guests

Description
The Dirt on Dirt Tour is an educational tour offered at Patterson Farm Market & Tours, Inc. which purpose is to teach students about the importance of soil to farmers, plants and our planet.  While the tour can be modified to any age, we are promoting it to 3rd graders and meets the NC Common Core Standards for the Third Grade.  Children will learn about soil and its importance through a variety of sensory and hands on activities and will leave with a better understanding of the soil beneath their feet.

Tour Includes:

  • Barn Theater featuring “The Dirt on Dirt” NEW DVD Presentation
  • Hands-on Activitiesteachers-button
  • Soil Sample Collection
  • Soil Lab: Water Absorption & Nutrients Experiment
  • Composting
  • Soil Conservation
  • Irrigation
  • Soil Activity Book

Each class will receive a soil observation kit to do further investigations in their classroom.
This tour will last for approximately one and a half hours. Please refer to the 2016-2017 Tour Brochure for more information or contact us with any questions.

To apply, book online with the link to the right and print a copy of the confirmation packet. You’ll bring this with you on the day of the tour.

 

Common Core Standards for Third Grade (PDF)

Dirt on Dirt Confirmation Packet (PDF)

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