Celebrate the Earth with Worms: Decomposer Detectives
Grades: 5 - 9

Video Description: Learn from Maggie McCoy, Education and Volunteer Coordinator from EarthWays Center of the Missouri Botanical Garden, as she leads students through an investigation of vermicomposting and talks about how vermicompost bins can be a part of sustainability in the home.

Type of Video: Program*
Unique Video ID: Environment-31**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video in conjunction with a student activity where they create their own vermicomposting bin.


*Programs offer long form exploration of a topic(s) in the area of study with single or multiple guests interacting with an audience.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.