The Largest Onion

The Largest Onion

Widely used to add flavor to all sorts of delicious dishes in many different cultures, the onion is thought to be one of the oldest cultivated plants. Hunter-gatherer societies probably harvested and transported onions long before our ancestors started farming them. I...
The Great Outdoors: Classroom of Tomorrow

The Great Outdoors: Classroom of Tomorrow

The environmental stewardship and gardening program at Seattle Waldorf School feeds the sense of wonder and curiosity about the natural world that is innate to human beings. Using all our senses, through observation and experimentation, children explore questions that...
Wetlands Water Quality Project

Wetlands Water Quality Project

Written by Melissa Hiner and Slava Trifonov The Seattle Waldorf High School senior class has been working on starting a new and exciting project for the high school. We were given the task of designing and creating a chemistry project for future ninth grade students,...
Citizen Science Project Engages SWS Students

Citizen Science Project Engages SWS Students

Seattle Waldorf School fourth grade gardening students have been participating in a citizen science project with the Thornton Creek Alliance for the past three years. Students monitor local waters for Escherida coli, counting and recording the number of E. coli found...
Outdoor Education Spotlight: The Bald Eagle

Outdoor Education Spotlight: The Bald Eagle

Seattle Waldorf School Garden Educator, Dr. Charlotte Rasmussen, shares her experience viewing bald eagles along the Nooksack River in northern Washington. Majestic and deadly, birds of prey like the bald eagle are exciting to spot and watch along the waterways of the...