National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
Students will study the cause and impact of the Dust Bowl, recognize how the Dust Bowl led to the Great Depression, and learn how the government responded to assist farmers in the 1930s.
Students will understand the significant events throughout American agricultural history that have changed American society. Students will recognize the importance of labor in agriculture and see how the implementation of technology in agriculture increased agricultural production.
Students will explore the major events and changes in agriculture related to science, technology, and policy in the era of 2001 to the present, taking an in-depth look at how these elements have impacted American families and communities through the passage and enactment of government programs and policies.
Students will study the cause and effect relationship of many post-war advances that took place in our country. They will discover how increases in science and technology changed agriculture leading to fewer farmers being necessary to provide food and fiber.
Students will understand the significant historical and agricultural events and inventions from American history during the years of 1600-1929 and recognize how they impacted American families and communities, science and technology, education, economy, business, trade, labor, and legislation.
This multimedia timeline pairs with Growing a Nation lesson plans using interactive technology to bring depth and meaning to historical events. The timeline includes stories and is linked to lesson plans that merge seamlessly with existing American history textbooks and high school history curricula. The program covers historical events such as the Dust Bowl, Great Depression, Civil War, and the impact of science and technological growth.