Students will investigate the importance of light to plants by creating a desktop greenhouse investigation.
Students will explore soil texture by conducting a test to determine the texture of their soil in their garden or yard.
FARMING IN A GLOVE: CHANGING VARIABLES
Students will design an investigation to explore the conditions necessary for germination to occur.
Students will examine renewable and non-renewable resources with a hands-on exploration of bioplastics made from corn.
MY FARM WEB
Students will use the visual representation of a web to explore the role of agriculture in their daily lives and understand how most of the necessities of life can be traced back to the farm.
RENEWABLE VS NONRENEWABLE RESOURCES
Students will describe and identify renewable and nonrenewable resources.
Students will discover that agriculture provides nearly all of the products we rely on in any given day by matching everyday items with their source.
WHO GREW MY SOUP?
Students will identify the source of the food they eat and investigate the processes and people involved in getting food from the farm to their spoon.
These learning activities have been adapted from the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix and are ready for student eLearning engagement.