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Agricluture, Food & Natural Resources STEM++ Career Cluster
Provides an understanding of production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fuel, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources.
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International Village Service-Learning Project
The service goals for this service-learning project has been converted into internships that will pay students through a sponsored digital badge collection. Students that want to apply for these internships should click their job link or the STEM++ Direct Job Board Listings button below.
- Develop a College Town community map of this location for the Georgia Perimeter College Town Job Link
- Coordinate an Investor/Mentor Meetup to present service-learning project to Partners In Education of the Georgia Perimeter College Town. Job Link
- Develop four themed pocket gardens (welcome, reading, meditation, STEM cafe’) Job Link
- Develop urban farm, fruit orchard, farmer’s market and food distribution program via school-based enterprise Job Link
- Develop community garden volunteer and health education program Job Link
- Develop or participate in an international cultural & culinary arts program Job Link
- Create multi-media content to document and promote the progress, impact and outcomes of this service-learning project. Job Link
Junior Southern Barter Club Marketplace
Use your Junior Southern Barter Club Marketplace account to secure resources needed to complete your service-learning projects (cash, barter dollars, digital badge sponsorships, skillcoin rewards, and donated products & services.)
Contributions & wishlist donations will be used to sponsor digital badges and build the financial portfolio for this service project. All donations will be listed in the Junior Southern Barter Club Marketplace and in each NSPIE Members’ virtual account.
International Village Wishlist & Sign Up Sheet
8 Garden Volunteers per month
12 2×4 Pressure Treated Wood (Totem Poles)
1 truckload of compost/growing soil
6 Picnic Tables
10 Varieties of winter crops (leafy greens, root veggies)
|Welcome Pocket Garden
4 Volunteers to paint a giant checkers/chess board floor
1 Outdoor storage/seating unit to store games
1 Volunteer Leader for monthly community cleanups
2 cans of black paint
2 cans of white paint
|Meditation Pocket Garden
8 Rubber interlocking mats
24 Window stickers
|Reading Pocket Garden
1 Outdoor Library book nook
10-15 bags red mulch
|Outdoor Classroom & Courtyard
10 colorful tomato cages
4 rolls of landscaping material (organic weeding)
2 electric edgers
1 pressure washer
Garden decor (numbers, letters, animals
10-20 fruit trees (male and female or two (2) of each variety)
5 soaker hoses
Paint Supplies (brushes, pan liners)
International themed flag stencils
Primary colors for concrete painting
Primers for concrete painting
Professional painters (mentors)
|No. Student Interns Available: 25|
International Village @ DISC
Event Chair: Dana Jewel Harris
Sign up below...
|Task/Item||Start Time||End Time||Available Spots||Item Details||Item Qty|
|2x4 Pressure Treated Wood||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Compost/Soil||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Picnic Table||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Winter Crops||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Rubber Interlocking Mats||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Window screening stickers||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Colorful Tomato Cages||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Landscaping Material||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Electric Edgers||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Extension Chords 100ft||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Pressure Washer||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Small Tool Shed (games storage)||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Large Tool Shed (7x7)||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Outdoor Concrete Paint w/Primer (Primary Colors)||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Indoor Paint w/Primer (Primary Colors)||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Outdoor Library Book Nook||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Red Mulch (Large Bags)||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
|Fruit Trees (2 of each variety)||N/A||N/A||#1: Sign up »|
Digital Badge Collection Sponsorships
Students earn digital badges and skillcoin rewards when they complete the tasks, courses and activities affiliated with each service-learning goal listed above. Your donation will sponsor each Learn & Earn skills-development category for this digital badge collection.
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Program Badges encourage students to explore local resources available within their community.
Project Badges encourage students to engage in a NEXT Steps service learning outreach activity
Task Badges require engagement between multiple NEXT Steps Partners In Education.
Skills Badges ensures students gain skills from a STEM++ Career Cluster or in a high-demand pathway.
Leadership Badges are awarded to students that serve as Directors of Junior Executive Management Teams.
NSPIE Badges are awarded to students that secure a badge from each previous digital badge category.