Agricultural Science Teacher Resources

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Developing a Sustainable Agriscience System

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students research the components of sustainable agriscience. In this agriculture lesson, students cite specific examples of sustainable practices. They develop project proposals and share this to the entire class.
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SUSTAINABLE AGRISCIENCE

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after defining sustainable agriscience, distinguishing between renewable and nonrenewable resources and identify the basic components of a sustainable agriscience system, develop a sustainable agriscience system. They research...
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Career Trek: Agricultural Careers

For Teachers 7th
What is agriscience and could it hold a potential career opportunity? Learners define agriscience and explore careers that involve both agriculture and natural resource fields. The lesson includes several web links, a game, a full...
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All You Need to Know about Horses

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Whether you're teaching a group of equestrians, a 4-H club, or an agricultural science class, you'll need to cover basic horse terminology. Horse care, breeds, anatomy, and markings are defined and exemplified through full color...
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What is Biotechnology?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young consumers explore the concept of biotechnology as it pertains to the foods they eat, economics, and agriculture. They watch several videos, explore a website, complete worksheets, and engage in class discussion. Son they'll know...
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Introduction to AgriScience and Technology

For Teachers 5th - 9th
This brief and simplistic slide show lists the needs of humans, our sources of food and fiber, wood products, and agricultural innovators. Since no teacher's notes are provided for the slides, the overall intent of the presentation is...
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From Milk to Cheese & Seed to Shelf

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learn about food production by making cheese, seeing how a seed gets to a shelf, and discussing food safety. Budding agriculturalists complete several activities and learn about food production, biotechnology, food preservation,...
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High-Tech Food: Science in Your Shopping Cart

For Teachers 7th
Kids are given a lot to think about, as they delve into the world of high-tech foods. They discuss GMOs, biotechnology, food enhancements and domestication. They view videos, engage in class discussions, complete worksheets, and learn...
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Careers In Agriscience

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners investigate careers in Agriscience. They participate in various activities to stay engaged in the lesson. Students also research different careers that are available in the field. Then they answer questions about a career of...
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Equine Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that horses have two sets of teeth?  There is much to learn about horses, of course, and those interested in equine science will learn much from a 10-lesson agricultural science course that covers not only equine dental and...
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Agriscience

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research and write a paper on any agriscience related topic. In this series of agriscience activity, students create a presentation to teach their peers about the animal industry. They explain the uses and importance of...
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Space Age Technology Comes to Earth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Both GPS and GIS are now used regularly in agricultural careers. Explore the new technologies that require higher education for those interested in agri-science careers. Upper graders examine how agriculturalists use new technologies by...
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Introduction to the Equine Industry

For Students 9th - 12th
You have to have good horse sense to work in the equine industry. Before considering a job working with horses, why not find out how to classify them, buy and sell them, and how they can function as an economic enterprise? 
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Agricultural Careers

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Now here is a very well-designed resource describing the types of jobs available to those interested in pursuing an agricultural career. Each job type is defined by the education required, average annual salary, and job expectations....
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AGRICULTURE SCIENCE PROJECTS

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Scholars dicover the fact that they do not have to live on a farm or own a garden to do an agricultural science project. They research agriculture by using their reading skills and creative thinking. Next, they identify and analyze how...
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A Rafter of Turkeys

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How did that turkey get from the early Aztec culture to your table? Learn about the history of wild and domesticated turkeys in North America, as well as their inclusion in Thanksgiving traditions, with a two-part agricultural science...
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What's Dancing in the Water?

For Teachers K - 6th
Students learn about watershed, as well as the different forms and uses of water. In this water forms lesson, students brainstorm water sources and uses. Students read the book Water Dance and discuss water examples. Students complete a...
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A Farmer’s Challenge to Breed to the Greatest of Grapes

For Teachers 7th Standards
What does your class know about GMOs? Are they savvy to selective breeding? Challenge young minds to engineer the greatest crop of all time using a hands-on genetics unit. Learners discover the good and bad details of selective breeding,...
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Terrarium in a Bottle: Modeling the Atmosphere, Greenhouse Effect, and Water Cycle

For Teachers 7th Standards
You've heard of farm to table ... but what about farm in classroom? Junior agriculturalists embark upon a two-week journey into the science of growing things. Based upon the classic terrarium in a two-liter experiment, the lesson goes...
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India: Crash Course History of Science #4

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder where the ideas of land management and forestry came from? Welcome to ancient India! Travel back in time using a video, the fourth in the History of Science series. The narrator describes the relationship between science and...
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Soil Infiltration: Soil Porosity Testing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Soil pollution has a longer reach than may seem possible. A video presentation demonstrates how a seemingly isolated soil contamination spreads and even reaches waterways. The lesson demonstrates how scientists conduct porosity tests...
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Does The Lab Coat Fit?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students describe the steps in the research process and identify the three requirements for a true experiment. They define independent and dependent variables. They discuss the Agriscience Student of the Year award and list the five...
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Maintain Air Quality

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students are engaged in discussing air quality through hands-on demonstrations using balloons, sealed jars, and toy cars. Students conduct a home radon test to measure their air quality.
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Not So Sweet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore farming, slavery and cacoa farming. In this agricultural science lesson, students fill out KWL charts, create PowerPoints and do internet research. Students write letters to chocolate companies requesting them not to buy...