The Worm Farm

The Worm Farm is now squirming with activity. Each day the students want to check on the worms and we talk about how the farm and the worms are changing.

wormfarm

A worm jar with plastic worms in Coconut Fiber Substrate is in the library. Students can get a close up look at the worms’ natural habitat.

wormjar

The first week we observe the worms and take notes on their color and size.

earthworms

Gloves are used to protect the worms from salt and chemicals that are on our hands. Water and a small amount of vegetables or fruit must be added each week to keep the habitat balanced.