We found 503 reviewed resources for agriculture and the environment
Human PreHistory 101 Part 3: Agriculture Rocks Our World
7 mins 9th - 12th
Around 14,000 years ago, the ice age melted. What did humans do in response? They settled down and began to farm their food. Visit the Fertile Crescent and beyond through animation and narrated explanations. Viewers learn about the birth...
Fertilizers and the Environment (Grades 6-8)
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
The amount of land available for agriculture consists of only 1/32 of the surface of the earth. The final lesson plan in a five-part agriculture series encourages applying the previous lessons to a global perspective on organic farming....
Every City Needs Healthy Honey Bees
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"With the declining numbers of bees, the cost of over 130 fruit and vegetable crops that we rely on for food is going up in price." While scientist Noah Wilson-Rich uses the plight of honey bees as the main focus of his presentation,...
The A:Shiwi (Zuni) People: A Study in Environment, Adaptation, and Agricultural Practices
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the connection of native peoples to their natural world, including cultural and agricultural practices, by studying the Zuni people of the American Southwest. This lesson includes examining a poster's photographs, reading...
Nature and the Environment in Postwar Japan
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Japan has a complex relationship with the environment. Explore this relationship with your class through this resource. Included are thought questions, several activity ideas that range from writing, to discussion, to research, and an...
How Humans Made Malaria So Deadly
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Combine agriculture and an increase in population density in sub-Saharan Africa and what do you get? Malaria! Young immunologists explore malaria's deadly rise to fame in a video. The narrator discusses its beginnings as a hitchhiking...
What is the Environmental Impact of Feeding the World?
5 mins 6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
One in every seven people suffer from a lack of basic food. Our Hungry Planet introduces this complex issue in the second lesson of an interesting 13-part unit. It discusses the space needed to grow and raise food, the transportation of...
Climate Change or Climate Variability: Making Sense of U.S. Temperature and Precipitation Data
7th - 12th
Is climate change real or fake news? Scholars use provided temperature and precipitation data to identify whether climate is changing. They consider the effect of changing climate on agriculture and the environment.