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Title and Description

Grade

 
1880s Agricultural Nation: Foods and Families on the Move
Students will examine primary sources and answer questions about how crops were harvested, transported and sold in 1880s America.

8 9 10
11 12
A Bug's Life
This lesson plan about insect metamorphosis incorporates a fun game that students will enjoy.

3 4 5
A Day Without Agriculture
This lesson plans discusses two questions. What is agriculture? and What are some ways that it affects my life every day?

1 2 3
A Garden Plot: The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Encourages students to think about where their food comes from, observe roots and soil, and write about experiences while caring for the gardens they create.

K 1 2
A Priceless Collection
Students will research and locate seed banks around the world while experimenting with viable methods of storing seeds.

6 7 8
A Sour Subject
In this activity students reinforce their skill of observation, mathematical computation, and written expressing by comparing and contrasting grapefruits and lemons.

5 6
Ag, Paper Plates, & You
Agricultural activities using paper plates.

PreK K 1
2 3 4
Agricultural Awareness Through Poetry
See how poets have used farming as a poetry theme. Students will analyze various poems, learn vocabulary, all while learning about agriculture.

9 10
Agricultural Lesson Plans
Lesson plans written by the New York AITC program, address language arts, math, science, and social studies using food and fiber.

1 2 Educator
Agricultural Lesson Plans (2)
The lesson plans in this instructional unit focus on language arts, math, science, and social studies using food and fiber system including animals, insects, popcorn, Thanksgiving, soil, raisins, and plants.

PreK K 1
Agricultural Literacy Questions
Teachers may use these quizzes as they are or select questions to create your own agricultural literacy quiz.

K 1 2
3 4 5
6 Educator
Agriculture and Geography
This unit contains four distinct lesson plans related to geography and agriculture. Titles include: 'In My Own Backyard/K- 3', 'The Sweet Connection/4-6', 'Snack Search/6-8', 'This Land is Our Land/9-12'.

PreK - 12
Agriculture Counts
These lessons use surveys and censuses as the basis for showing why agricultural statistics are important.

PreK - 12
Agriculture for English Language Learners
These Look-Read-Listen lessons for English Language Learners are intended for learners of all ages.

PreK - 12 Educator
Agroterrorism WebQuest
This WebQuest was created to complement the DVD, 'Agro-Security-Safeguarding the American Food Supply'.

9 10 11
12
An Ag Interview
Gain a greater awareness of the role agriculture plays in the American economy by conducting an interview with an agriculturist.

9 10
Apple of My Eye
The student will listen to and respond to a reading by recording facts about apples.

2 3
Aquatic Habitats
Engaging life science activities convey key environmental concepts and illustrate the interactive nature of living ecosystems.

3 4 5
6
Arizona Specialty Crop Lessons
Thirty lessons developed by teachers that educate students about Arizona agriculture. Lessons about bees, apples, potatoes, eggs, pecans, seeds, lettuce, and plants.

PreK - 12
At Home on the Range
This instructional unit explores concepts concerning rangeland ecology.

4 5 6
7 8 9
Balloon Plants
An activity which focuses on what plants need to grow: soil, sunlight, carbon dioxide and water.

3 4 5
6
Bartering Through the Seasons
A lesson plan based around the book 'A New Coat for Anna,' will help students explore and understand the importance of bartering in economies.

K 1 2
3 4 5
Be a Watershed
This lesson plan was designed to help students understand how water moves through a watershed.

4 5 6
Bean Thirteen
Two bugs gather thirteen beans and try to devise a way to share them evenly.

3 4 5
Beef Unit and Lab Plan
A curriculum unit and lab plan designed to educate students about cooking beef properly.

7 8 9
10 11 12
Biodegradable Corn Starch Plastic
Students will see how corn by-products can be useful.

3 4 5
Biomass: Lesson Plans on Alternative Fuels
A curriculum unit designed for South Carolina 7-12th grade students which focuses on Biomass (any organic matter that can be used as an energy source).

7 8 9
10 11 12
Bringing Biotechnology to Life
This video provides a comprehensive overview to introduce the topic of biotechnology.

7 8 9
10 11 12
Bubbles in Cabbage
Students will conduct experiments to discover carbon dioxide.

6 7 8
Build A Burger
Students will name and recognize the products used to make a hamburger.

1 2 3
4
Busting the Prairie: Planning a Homestead Community
Students will plan and design an imaginary homestead community and a handbill to advertise it.

6 7 8
Busy Barnyard
An introductory text for farm animals, includes excellent photographs.

PreK K
Buzzing a Hive
Explores the complex social behavior, communication, and hive environment of the honeybee through activities that mix art, literature, role-play, and drama.

K 1 2
3 Educator
Career Vests
Students will become aware of the variety of jobs available in agriculture.

K 1 2
3 4 5
6
Census at School
Census at School is an international classroom project that engages students in grades 4–12 in statistical problem solving.

5 6 7
8
Change for a Dollar
U.S. notes have a direct connection to agriculture. This money booklet explores the individuals featured on U.S. currency and their contributions to agriculture.

5 6 7
8
Classfunbook
This guide is designed to integrate social studies and language arts.

K 1 2
3 4 5
Colorado Foundation for Agriculture
This website contains many downloadable resources, ideal for school children, dealing with watershed, sheep, cattle and other grazing animals.

PreK - 12
Coming to America
The six full-color study prints cover the pilgrims' hazardous and arduous voyage to the New World on the Mayflower.

3 4 5
6 7 8
9 10 11
12
Compliments of Cattle
Meat isn't the only cattle product. This ready-to-use black line coloring sheet depicts cattle doing such things as playing basketball, repairing cars, and putting on lipstick.

K 1 2
3 4 5
6
Corn Field Math
Students use number sense, measurement and data analysis to construct drawings and compute multi-step problems with whole numbers, fractions and percentages.

6 7 8
Cotton Bolls
Help your students understand how the fiber in their clothing, towels, and sheets is removed from the cotton plant.

PreK - 12
Cotton Campus
The website geared toward elementary and middle school students, features games, lesson plans, timelines and interactive features about cotton.

3 4 5
6 7 8
9 10 11
Educator
Cotton Pickin': Before and After the Civil War
Students examine the importance of cotton to the economy of the South before and after the Civil War.

6 7 8
Count Calories
A peanut will burn producing an impressive amount of flame for a long time. The flame can be used to boil away water and count the calories contained in the peanut.

5 6 7
8 9
Countries, Food & Culture
Students will examine food from around the world.

K 1 2
Crazy About Corn
A lively, fun-filled educational CD-ROM, video and educator's guide that will keep students interested while learning about pattern recognition, memory, counting, alphabetizing, geography, agriculture, and elementary scientific concepts.

K 1 2
3
CropView Agronomy
The purpose of this project is to engage learners through computerized modules and an interactive game to gain knowledge of the plants that feed our world.

10 11 12
Curriki
A website where the community shares and collaborates on free and open source curricula.

PreK - 12 Educator
Dairy Farming in Vermont
This is a Vermont Standards-based unit with a wide variety of activities and assessments on dairy farming, dairy products and nutrition.

K 1 2
3 4
Dear George: Using Census Data to Report on Agriculture
Students use Census of Agriculture information to compose a letter about agriculture in the US and translate correspondence about agriculture from George Washington into modern language.

6 7 8
Demonstrations in Soil Science
Demonstrations in Soil Science was prepared by teachers at Purdue University to provide lab and/or experiments with soils in the classroom for secondary teachers.

8 9 10
11 12
Dig In: Hands-On Soil Investigations
Students will be up to their elbows in the study of soil formation, habitats and land- use, animals that depend on soil, plants that grow in soil, soil science, and soil conservation.

3 4 5
Dirt: Secrets in the Soil (Binder with DVD and lesson plans)
Designed specifically for Utah fourth-grade students, this program contains a six- segment video program and an 88-page educator's guide that brings the fundamental lessons of soil science from the countryside to the classroom.

4 5
Dirt: Secrets in the Soil (DVD only)
Designed specifically for Utah fourth-grade students, this DVD contains a six-segment program that brings the fundamental lessons of soil science from the countryside to the classroom.

4 5
Discover Dairy
An educational website dedicated to educating students, teachers and consumers about where milk comes from and the many ways dairy farms contribute to our lives.

PreK K 1
2 3 4
5 6 7
8 9 10
DNA Blueprint for Life
Students will conduct an experiment with fruit to demonstrate DNA isolation.

6 7 8
Dust Bowl Days
This lesson plan uses photographs, songs and interviews with people who lived through the Dust Bowl to help students understand the problems Americans were facing during the Great Depression.

4 5 8
10 11
Earthworm Empire: The Living Soil
This book is a link for bridging agriculture to natural resources, earth science, soils, history, language, art, and mathematics.

4 5 6
Eat Your Flowers
Students grow flowers in different soil types to determine the effect on flavor.

6 7 8
Edible Numbers
Through a series of activities, students analyze the food they buy at the grocery store and understand that it ultimately comes from plants or animals.

3 4 5
6
Eggs Eggs Everywhere
Develops age-appropriate concepts in biology and life science with literature, math, role- playing, drama, and art. Introduces sorting, classifying, and graphing.

PreK K 1
Energy, Quick Teaching Tips
Don't reinvent the wheel, check out these quick teaching tips on energy.

4 5 6
7 8 9
Environmental Detectives
In this challenging unit students learn of the interconnectedness of the natural world and the complexity of many environmental problems.

5 6 7
8
Experiments in Poultry Science
Embryology, the study of the unborn, will help you learn how eggs are formed and chicks are born.

6 7 8
Exploration Watershed
Students will use maps to locate their local watershed.

5 6
Exploring Corn!
This booklet offers activites for students to explore dent corn, sweet corn, and popcorn.

4 5 6
Fainting Goats
Students will practice telling time by reading a story about fainting goats.

1 2
Farm-tastic
This unit utilizes all the areas of the farm through literature, skill-based activities, and cross-curricular ideas.

K 1 2
Farmers' Almanac Themed Activities
The Illinois Farmers' Almanac booklet provides activities focused on how farmers use the Farmers' Almanac as a resource to make decisions related to planting and harvesting crops. Other activities capture the almanac's Ag-themed fun and folklore.

4 5 6
Farming in Space
The Farming in Space activity has been designed to demonstrate a plant growth flight experiment.

6 7 8
9
Farming: It's a Fact!
A lesson plan designed as an introduction to careers in agricultural business.

7 8 9
Feeding Body and Soul: Agriculture in the 19th Century
Experience the significance of raising the Three Sisters in the Haudenosaunee culture through oral tradition, art, colonial accounts and hands-on gardening activities.

4 5 6
7 8
Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger
An international classroom for exploring the problems of hunger, malnutrition and food insecurity.

K 1 2
3 4 5
6 7 8
9 10 11
12
Fit With Fiber
Students gather and graph information about favorite breakfast cereals.

6 7 8
Food Models MyPyramid Activity Poster
Use the MyPyramid Activity Poster in conjunction with the Food Models to teach your students about food groups and food placement on the MyPyramid.

2 3 4
5 6
Food Safety: From Farm to Fork
This unit provides students a better understanding of food safety through real- life examples and enjoyable activities.

5 6 7
Food Systems Feed the World
This lesson plan focuses on the steps of food production, why hunger exists and how students can incorporate food into a healthy lifestyle.

4 5 6
7
Food's Amazing Journey
A science and economics lesson plan.

4 5
From Genes to Jeans
An introduction to genetics concepts through agricultural examples. Punnett squares, mutations, and biotechnology are taught using cotton and strawberries as examples.

7 8 9
From Salt Lake City to Singapore
The lesson plan focuses on how Utah products are produced and exported worldwide.

4 5
Frontier House
Experience a modern-day family taking on the challenges of living as pioneers.

4 5 6
7 8 9
10 11
Fruits and Vegetables for Health
Geography, writing, graphing, and science activities are used to teach the importance of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables.

4 5 6
Fun Faces of Wisconsin Agriculture
A collection of lesson plans for Wisconsin teachers.

4 5 6
Genetics: A List of Traits
Students flip coins to demonstrate how cattle pass genetic traits to their offspring through heredity and learn to recognize the difference between dominant and recessive genes and how they interact.

6 7 8
George Washington and the First Census of Agriculture
Students will read excerpts from a letter George Washington wrote about agriculture in the US in 1771 and compare his evaluation with agricultural data over time.

6 7 8
Go Green!
A lesson plan booklet designed to help further classroom investigation of renewable fuels such as biomass, solar, wind, and water.

3 4 5
6 7 8
9 10 11
12
Government and Economics: Understanding Wants and Needs in the Market
What is the role of government in the US food system? Do wants and needs have the same reaction on the market to oversupply? This lesson plan encourages students to explore these questions, highlighting the complexities of the marketplace and the variables that affect consumer spending.

6 7 8
Grains of the World
This hands-on activity explores grains common in global agricultural production - barley, corn, oats, rice, soybeans and wheat.

4 5 6
7
Great Balls of Fire
Students will investigate the flammability of natural and synthetic fabrics while practicing safe procedures.

6 7 8
Hairy Heredity
Students will flip coins to demonstrate how parents pass genetic traits to their offspring through heredity and the difference between dominant and recessive genes, and how they interact.

5 6 7
Have You the Time of Day?
Students will read a story about a day in the life of a farmer and gain practice reading and writing time.

1 2 3
Heredity, A Link to Your Past!
An instructional unit centered upon inherited traits and basic genetic principles. The lesson plans include hands- on activities and additional resources.

4 5
Horse Lesson Booklet
The unit contains six lesson plans that use horses to teach reading, math, writing and social studies concepts and skills.

4 5 6
How Far Did It Travel? Exploring the Geography of Food
Students will compare the distances food travels from farm to table.

6 7 8
Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Lesson Plans
Lesson plans about agriculture in the areas of math, science, language arts, social studies, fine arts, health, nutrition, and safety.

PreK - 12
In the Good Old Days
Students will learn how the changes in daily household activities over generations reflect our society's changing relationship to food and fabric.

1 2 3
In-Touch Science: Foods & Fabrics
Children focus on the science of their everyday encounters with foods and fabrics. Ten hands-on science activities as well as fabric samples are included.

3 4 5
Key Ingredients: America By Food
The website and lesson plans are educational companions to the Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibition 'Key Ingredients: America by Food.' Explore the two ingredients that are key to American cuisine- regional traditions and international influences

4 5 6
7 8
King Cotton
An examination of cotton, will relate how this crop influenced the slave trade, slave culture, economic policies, the Civil War, and industrial revolution.

5
Ladybugs
This popular unit uses the charm of ladybugs to present key science and math concepts relating to animal adaptation, ecology, and interdependence.

PreK K 1
Listening to the Prairie: Farming in Nature's Image
This traveling exhibition focuses on how changes in this ecosystem and other ecosystems across the country impact people and their communities. The link provides activities and lesson plans to supplement the exhibit or to expose students to whom the exhibit is not available.

PreK - 12
Literature in the Garden
A Junior Master Gardener curriculum. This instructional unit explores gardening through garden- and ecology-themed children's books.

3 4 5
Little Red Hen
Students will use the story of the Little Red Hen to further their knowledge about how wheat is harvested and used today.

K 1 2
Malnutrition: A Problem for the Hungry and the Fed
A teacher tip page designed to enhance lesson plans about hunger, malnutrition, obesity and general health.

3 4 5
6 7
Maple Sugaring In Vermont
This unit explores the maple sugaring in Vermont and is designed for students in Grades K-8. The unit is based on the VT Framework of Standards.

K 1 2
3 4 5
6 7 8
Math in the Garden
Math in the Garden uses the enticing realm of gardens to inspire youth as they apply important math skills.

K 1 2
3 4 5
6 7 8
Math on the Menu
This unit provides real-world math learning experiences as students plan menus, determine ingredients, analyze costs, set prices, and design a restaurant.

3 4 5
Microorganisms in the Macrocosm
This instructional unit discusses properties and classifications of microorganisms, and includes 11 microbe observations.

5 6 7
8
Milk Comes From a Cow?
A city girl learns where milk comes from.

K 1 2
3
Mission Geography
These lesson plans focus on spatial skills, issues of human-environment interaction, and the sustainability of water resources and agricultural practices.

9 10 11
12
Molly's Organic Farm
Told from the perspective of a cat, this charming book integrates principles of low- input and sustainable agriculture with observational, sensory-based story telling and a picture of seasons and lifecycles.

K 1 2
3 4
My Farm Web
An interactive lesson plan where students build a 'web' to showcase how agriculture is a part of their daily lives.

K 1 2
3
My Little Seed House
A simple lesson plan and activity about seed germination.

1 2
Nature's Partners: Pollinators, Plants and You
A comprehensive unit on pollination.

3 4 5
6
Next Year's Seeds
Students will get practice with number operations while playing a game that demonstrates variables that affect farming.

4 5 6
Nourishing the Planet in the 21st Century
Curriculum features six student activities to help tomorrow's generation realize the challenge of feeding our growing population.

8 9 10
11 12
Of Cabbages and Chemistry
Explore acids and bases using the indicator properties of red cabbage juice, group chemicals by behaviors, and relate acids and bases to students' own experience.

4 5 6
7 8
Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom
160 lessons using agriculture-related activities and background information to teach core skills (math, science, social studies, language arts, visual arts).

PreK K 1
2 3 4
5 6 7
8
Piece Like a River
Students will focus on what environmental impact industry has on a river. They will determine some possible outcomes and solutions for these problems.

5 6
Planet Zorcon
This interactive group activity will help your students understand the limited resources available for consumption on earth.

4 5 6
7 8
Prairie and Grasslands Lesson Plans
A number of lesson plans that focus on the importance of the prairie and grassland biomes. The lesson plans help students see the interdependence of animal life with the environment.

4 5 6
7
Ranch Starter Kit
Need a great way to connect students to rangeland and Western History? Have them start their own ranch!

5 6 7
Red Imported Fire Ants
This teacher's guide provides teachers with facts and activities to teach children about red imported fire ants.

2 3 4
River Cutters
Explores the concepts of erosion, pollution, toxic waste, and human manipulation of rivers; create river models, and begin to understand geologic time.

6 7 8
9
Schoolyard Ecology
Nurture curiosity about patterns and interactions in nature, beginning with students' immediate environment: the schoolyard and its inhabitants.

3 4 5
6
Science Fair and Lesson Ideas
Science fair ideas, scientific topic questions, and websites for preparing a science lesson or a science fair project.

3 4 5
6 7 8
9 10 11
12
Science in Your Shopping Cart
Some of the many ways both familiar and surprising, that agricultural research touches and improves daily life in the United States.

6 7 8
9 10 11
12 Educator
Simple and Complex Machines Used in Agriculture
Through investigating, writing, and experimenting, students learn about simple machines and how these machines assist people including farmers.

2 3 4
5
Simple Machines on the Move
Students will use simple machines to examine the relationships between force and motion.

3 4
Snowball Fight
Students will learn how snow helps crops grow and play a game using facts and words about snow.

4 5
SOILS-Tools for Educators
Available online, the NRCS has provided soil facts, state soils, lesson plans, soil songs, soil quotations, even soil samples can be ordered for classroom use.

4 5
Source Search
Students will identify goods and services and where they come from.

2 3 4
5 6 7
8
Sugar Maple Days
This lesson plan unit focuses on maple sugaring in the Northeast.

4 5 6
7
Supply and Demand
A good hands-on activity for helping students understand supply and demand.

3 4 5
6 7 8
Teachfree
Teachfree provides educators with educational materials on nutrition and healthy choices.

PreK - 12
Teaching With Documents: Barbed Wire
Life in the American West was reshaped by a series of patents for a simple tool that helped ranchers tame the land: barbed wire.

5 6 7
8 9 10
11 12
Ten Things Kids Want to Know About Farming
This video of field trips to farm and ranch locations offers students a firsthand view of what happens to produce the food and clothing we use everyday.

3 4 5
6
Terrariums: A Look at the Living & Nonliving World
Students will build individual classroom terrariums to assist them in discovering living and nonliving organisms and their small environments.

3 4
That Was Then, This Is Now
Learn how prices of food have changed over time by examining an included price chart.

3 4 5
6
The Chaney Twins (book package and curriculum)
These three books and the accompanying lesson plans are sure to excite young students, motivating them to learn more about the sources of their food, clothing, and shelter.

PreK K 1
2 3
The Disappearing Honeybees: Tracking Honeybee Decline
Students use graphing and other math skills to track the number of honeybee colonies present in the US since 1978.

6 7 8
The Farmer Grows a Rainbow (Fifth Grade)
The lesson will help students understand that all food has an agricultural source which has a particular geographic origin.

4 5 6
The Farmer Grows a Rainbow (First Grade)
The lesson will help students develop an understanding that certain foods provide nutrients and energy for growth and healthy living while offering additional health benefits as related to dental health.

1
The Farmer Grows A Rainbow (Fourth Grade)
The lesson will help students develop awareness that food preferences and cooking styles may be based upon geographic, ethnic, and/or religious/family beliefs, but all food choices fit into the groups of MyPyramid.

3 4 5
The Farmer Grows a Rainbow (Kindergarten)
The lesson will help students develop an understanding of healthy food choices they can make each day.

K 1
The Farmer Grows a Rainbow (Pre-K Appetizer)
Students will develop awareness that farmers provide the variety and abundance of foods we need to maintain and develop healthy lifestyles.

PreK K
The Farmer Grows a Rainbow (Second Grade)
The lesson is designed to help students understand foods from each group which should be included in a daily diet as well as appropriate serving sizes of each food item.

2 3
The Farmer Grows a Rainbow (Third Grade)
The lesson is designed to help students gain familiarity with the health benefits of foods contained in each group of MyPyramid.

3 4
The Farmer Grows a Rainbow: The Main Course
These lesson plans are designed to enhance the MyPyramid lessons, and integrate them with traditional academic subjects, and emphasize the vital role played by the farmer in food production.

K 1 2
3 4 5
6
The Germinator
Gathering and charting data on root and shoot growth is fun with these quick and easy seed germinators!

2 3 4
5 6 7
8 9
The Great Pumpkin
A classroom art project which showcases the developmental stages of the pumpkin.

K 1 2
The Real Reasons for Seasons
To help students overcome persistent misconceptions about the causes of the seasons, this unit features modeling and hands-on activities.

6 7 8
The Right Plants, The Right Place
A lesson plan unit which focuses on the influence of climate upon annuals and perennials.

4 5 6
7 8 9
The Sunflower Story
Students will learn what plants need to grow by listening and responding to the story of a sunflower.

1 2 3
There's a Watershed in My Backyard!
Students will learn about point and nonpoint source pollution.

5 6
Those Amazing Earthworms—A Worm’s World
Students will learn about living and nonliving organisms while observing the changes in a terrarium.

2 3 4
Those Amazing Kernels of Corn
Corn by-products affect nearly every aspect of our lives. Children will be amazed at the many and varied items which contain corn.

K 1 2
3 4 5
Tortilla in a Bag
Students will follow instructions to make tortillas in a bag and learn about breads around the world.

4 5 6
Tree-Mendous
Students play a fast-paced word classification game that helps them gain an appreciation for the variety of ways people use and benefit from trees.

3 4 5
6 7 8
Understanding Avian Influenza
The Avian Influenza virus has killed both birds and people in Asia and Africa. This lesson plan was created to help students and teachers better understand the potential threat of this virus in the United States.

11 12 Educator
Understanding MyPyramid
A basic lesson plan designed to help students understand how to interpret the new USDA MyPyramid food guidelines.

2 3 4
5 6
US Agriculture and the World Market
Students interpret agricultural import and export data in tabular form, determine percentages, convert values between measurement systems and graph information from tables.

6 7 8
Utah Agriculture in the Classroom Career Lesson Plans
Students will have fun learning about the business, economics, science and technology of agriculture with these engaging, hands-on activities.

9 10 11
12 Educator
Utah Weather
Students will use a chart of Utah weather patterns to graph and make observations about how climate affects the state.

4
Vitamin C Testing
Students are introduced to chemistry, nutrition, and consumer science and perform a chemical test to compare the vitamin C content of juices and graph results.

4 5 6
7 8
Water: A Necessity for Life
Students will become familiar with unconfined and confined aquifers. In addition, students will also construct a model landfill.

4 5
Water: The Incredible Resource
Students will learn the water cycle and discuss water use while participating in hands-on activities. They will also learn how to measure parts per million while discussing water quality.

3 4 5
WE Garden
Beautifully designed lesson plans to help integrate school gardens into every-day learning.

K 1 2
3 4 5
6
Weather and Agriculture
This lesson plan will help students discover the relationship between climate and agriculture.

9 10 11
12
Weather Harvest Desk Game
A printable desk game that will show students that agriculture is affected by the weather.

3 4 5
WebQuest Virtual Field Trips
A virtual field trip includes numerous video clips of agricultural scenes.

2 3 4
5 6 7
8 9 10
11 12
What in the World is a Watershed?
Students will learn the definition of a watershed and how water moves through the system.

5 6
What's Bugging You?
Perform reading and poetry activities on specific agricultural and garden pests and then create an imaginary pest of your own.

4 5 6
What's Your Brand?
Students will learn the history and purpose of branding cattle.

3 4 5
Where Has All the Farmland Gone?
Students will look at issues related to land use worldwide.

6 7 8
Where'd You Get Those Genes?
Learn the basics of heredity using agricultural commodities and horses as examples. Includes biographies and a creative writing assignment.

5 6 7
Why Are People Hungry?
An introductory lesson plan written for 2nd and 3rd grade students about the issues surrounding hunger.

2 3
Wind Energy Curriculum
A wind energy curriculum available in K-12 grade levels, complete with background information and hands-on activities.

1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9
10 11 12
World Climate Growing Zones
The lesson is designed to showcase the relationships between climatic zones, topography, and agriculture.

8 9 10
World Trade
Students will use research skills to learn about world trade and the organizations which govern trade.

6 7 8