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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

The Business of Agriculture

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore the importance of agribusiness in the US economy. They play one game where they sort and discuss the importance of agricultural commodities. They also play the game Pit to better understand how agricultural products are...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Source Search: Agricultural Products

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Farmers just farm, right? Find out how important agricultural products are to our modern society. Learners will explore the foods, textiles, and fuels made from industrial farm goods. They'll also explore the idea of choosing an...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Grow it Now, Drive it Later?

For Teachers 7th
What do corn and career exploration have in common? A lot, if you're considering an agricultural career that contributes to alternative fuel resources. Through a series of films, presentations, activities, and readings, learners will...
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Lesson Plan
Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Demonstrating Identification Techniques for Beef Cattle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Welcome to the ranch. First, pupils learn about the history of cattle branding with an informative PowerPoint and class discussion. Then, individuals develop a unique brand and practice branding their own paper cattle.
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Lesson Plan
Agriculture in the Classroom

Farmer George: The Seeds of a Presidency

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Three activities make up a lesson that explores the connection between former president George Washington, the farming industry, and leadership. Scholars listen to two read aloud,  Farmer George Plants a Nation by Peggy Thomas and George...
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Interactive
Learning Games Lab

Bacteria Sampling

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars explore the procedure for bacteria sampling in a virtual lab by first walking through a detailed step-by-step procedure of preparing the samples of raw milk and pasteurized milk, growing the bacteria, and comparing results....
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Interactive
Learning Games Lab

Testing for Corn Mold

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners complete a virtual lab to test for a corn mold that can lead to dangerous toxins. They walk through a detailed step-by-step procedure then see their findings. Throughout the activity, they learn how to use lab tools and practice...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2009 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
How do genetically modified crops affect agricultural practices? This is one of four environmental questions scholars respond to in an AP® test prep resource. Other topics include methane digesters, water runoff, and nitrogen-based...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2014 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How is the sale and marketing of coffee indicative of globalism? Learners clarify complicated dynamics using practice prompts from the College Board Exam. Other practice topics include colonialism in Africa and economic growth theories. 
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Council for Economic Education

The Neolithic Agricultural Revolution

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What effect could one person's invention have on the human race? In the case of the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution, small improvements in farming methods led to increased food production. The human population began to boom, leading us...
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Council for Economic Education

Entrepreneurs in Mesopotamia

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
While ancient Mesopotamia didn't have the TV show "Shark Tank," it was a time of entrepreneurship as workers began to specialize. Both individual workers and the societal structure encouraged individuals to consider how they could...
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Lesson Plan
Kenan Fellows

Farm to Fuel: The Alternative Fuels Industry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Need a instructional activity to fuel young minds? A variety of hands-on activities is sure to get your class fired up! Beginning with an introductory slideshow and culminating with group presentations, the week-long unit has something...
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Lesson Plan
Agriculture in the Classroom

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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American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

Welcome to My American Farm!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Take a step into the virtual farm world and explore the impact farming has on our everyday eating habits. Future farmers discover the meaning of agriculture and the hard work that goes into providing food for us to enjoy. A computer game...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Made from Animals

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Here is a terrific instructional activity for elementary schoolers on products that come from animals. In it, pupils discover that we get a lot more than just food from animals. After a class discussion and teacher-led demonstration,...
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PPT
Curated OER

Agriculture: Economics and Policy

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Support your next lesson on Agriculture, economics, and policy with this presentation. Intended for use with a McGraw-Hill/Irwin textbook on Economics, this presentation notes key points regarding farming and economics in America....
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Agriculture in Your Life

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine the agricultural sources of everyday products and identify food products outside traditional farming circles. They discuss the background information, and complete activity sheets, locating various commodity locations on...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Agricultural Products Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this agricultural products worksheet, students decide which regions Louisiana towns are in, complete a charts listing several different items for sale and the towns where they are sold and write statements that generalize about the...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Snack Sack

For Teachers 1st
First graders, after exploring agricultural products that can be considered snack foods, experience the concepts of ratio and probability. They analyze and record their class experience after dealing with the following snacks: peanut...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

New York: Agricultural Products Maps

For Students 4th
In this agricultural products worksheet, 4th graders use the information on four maps of New York Agriculture to make a comprehensive map of all products and answer four questions.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Foodways Conclusions Worksheet - Page 2

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Louisiana regional foodways worksheet, students collaborate in small groups to construct a meaningful conclusion to the foodways project by answering 3 questions.