Health . Environment . Agriculture . Learning
The HEAL Project is dedicated to developing, implementing and supporting a comprehensive, California science standards-based program with a hands-on curriculum focused on Health, the Environment, Agriculture, and Learning for the school children and youth of the San Mateo County.
Health – Empowering students with knowledge and experience to make healthy choices about food & fitness; creating an environment that supports children in developing lifelong healthy habits
Environment – Monitoring and understanding cycles, ecosystems; how people affect/are affected by these systems; developing community awareness & stewardship practices
Agriculture – Bringing to life the process of growing, harvesting, transporting, selling and preparing produce; promoting the importance of local agriculture and the food system
Learning – By doing, through personal discovery, connecting classroom instruction with experiential activity to build comprehensive understanding and practices