Sustainable Agriculture Teacher Resources
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Are GMOs Good or Bad? Genetic Engineering and Our Food
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
In many households across the country, GMOs are a big no-no. Is our mistrust of genetically-engineered food misguided? Biology scholars examine the facts with an animated video from the Kurzgesagt playlist. Topics include the history of...
Potato Exploration: Projects All About Potatoes!
K - 2nd CCSS: Designed
How many potatoes tall are you? Unearth this rich resource! A reading of John Coy’s Two Old Potatoes begins a cross-curricular exploration of potatoes. Class members read, write, weigh, measure, and experiment with potatoes. Additional...
Plant Part Exploration: A Closer Look at Roots
K - 2nd CCSS: Designed
Learning about plants can be exciting and highly engaging for children of any age. They read the book What do Roots Do, discuss vocabulary, explore roots by digging up weeds in the garden, and write a poem that answers the five w's; who,...
Growing Minds: A Project All About Vegetables
Pre-K - 2nd CCSS: Designed
You will have a class full of vegetable royalty with this produce recognition lesson, which ends in learners creating crowns with fruits and vegetables glued all over. Start with a book to introduce young scholars to this part of the...
Pumpkins in the Fall: Projects All About Pumpkins (and vines!)
K - 2nd
Did you know that the lines on a pumpkin indicate the amount of seeds it will have? Class members learn many fun pumpkin facts when they read How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin, by Margaret McNamara. Follow the patterns set up in the book, have...
Real People, Real Farms: Case Studies of Animal Agriculture
8th - 11th
Students explore sustainable animal production. In this agriculture lesson, students examine how animal production is managed in the US and world. They apply this knowledge to real life situations by evaluating the sustainability of a...
What Would Halloween be Like Without the Ecuadorian Rainforest?
Fourth graders are given a number of typical Halloween treats and work in groups to determine which foods came from the Rainforest (chocolate) and which foods came from temperate regions (apples, popcorn) and treats that don't have...