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Organic Farming / Agriculture

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Want an organic farming resource packed with experiments, background information, science fair projects, and topics of interest for further research? Here it is. Young environmental scientists can explore concepts involved in organic...
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Water-Wise Farms

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
The seventh lesson on Fresh Solutions in the 10-part series addresses solutions implemented on farms. It focuses on the options currently in use and hopes for the future of water conservation and farming.
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Could Underwater Farms Help Fight Climate Change?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is there a way to sustainably farm the ocean? Welcome to the world of restorative ocean farming. A short video looks at the advantages and issues associated with aquaculture. 
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Vertical Farming

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Create a vegetation high rise! Scholars study the trend of vertical farming and the requirements needed for a successful crop. The lesson from the ACS Reactions series explores the advantages and disadvantages in relation to traditional...
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Island Cattle Ranching

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Is cattle ranching on Santa Rosa island viable or non-viable? Rather than focusing on the issues of the transition of Santa Rosa island from a privately owned island cattle ranch to a national park, class members are asked to consider if...
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Vertical Farming

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Half of crops from traditional farming never get harvested, while 90 percent of crops from vertical farming go into the food supply. As land runs out for farming and the need for crops increases, could vertical farming solve the problem?...
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Vertical Farming

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Is vertical farming a viable option to accommodate shrinking rural areas? Applying the concept of photosynthesis and homeostasis, budding scientists complete a 10-task unit to make their own conclusions. They complete experiments to...
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What's Wrong with Our Food System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
11-year-old Birke Baehr describes what he calls "the dark side of the industrialized food system". Explaining everything from genetically engineered seeds and organisms to Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), Baehr encourages his...
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Organic Farmer

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Camp Joy Gardens, a small, non-profit, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm, runs classes for children and adults. The narrator of a short video about Camp Joy Gardens explains how CSA farms can work as a profitable business, as...
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Farming in Ancient Egypt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Agriculture has been around for a very long time. Use a PowerPoint like this one to introduce learners to the wonders of ancient Egyptian farming. They'll learn about crops, harvest, the Nile River, and the important seasons.
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How Farming Planted the Seeds for the Internet

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Is farming the greatest innovation in all of history? Watch as modern technology and advancements are traced back to the invention of farming in the Neolithic Revolution. The video illustrates how agricultural surplus led to division of...
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Mayan Farming Practices

For Teachers 4th - 9th
The introduction of this instructional activity requires reading a from The Maya by Jaqueline Dembar Greene. Learners sketch a Mayan during the reading. Teaching strategies include direct instruction, grouping the students for...
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History of Farming

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This student produced video is quite good! In three and a half minutes, she takes viewers through a brief history of farming on our planet. She also gets into early dwellings and early tools. Impressive!
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Farming the Great Land

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students decide which land in Alaska is suitable for farming using a state map. Teachers help the students discover why only so much of the land is suitable for farming.
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Ancient Egyptian Farming Seasons

For Teachers 6th - 8th
There were three seasons related to farming according to the ancient Egyptians. Kids learn about the first, second, and third farming season by reading informational text. By the end of the slide show, they'll know about the flood...
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Farming for All Seasons

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore Earth science by researching the effects of weather on vegetation. For this four seasons lesson, students discuss the importance of planting crops in an agriculture institution during the right season. Students read the...
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Farming 1: Farming Machines

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore different farm machines. In this farm instructional activity, 2nd graders discover the importance of farmers, and crops. Students discuss healthy eating and how crops are packaged. Students read books about farms...
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Giving Thanks for Food and Farms

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Sarah Stewart’s The Gardener and Food from Farms by Nancy Dickmann display the importance of community farms. After reading these short picture books, class members draw connections between farms and the food we eat each day. As a...
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Urban Farming

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
More than 20 million Americans lack access to grocery stores. The sixth lesson in the 13-part unit on Our Hungry Planet introduces the concept of food deserts and ideas to correct this lack of access. Discussion questions provide a...
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Farming Idaho

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use a digital atlas to explore areas in the Western United States that depend heavily upon water. They explore the type of soil and the farming that is compatible with the soil. As a class, students explore Idaho's economic...
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Farming in Nature's Image

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When Tom Larson inherited his father's traditional monoculture farm, he was disappointed with the amount of work required for the return in profit. He switched to organic farming methods. Your high schoolers read his story to learn about...
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The Value of Ecotourism

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To sell or not to sell — that is the dilemma many Kenyan ranchers face. Young scholars research the economic decision these ranchers must consider. As agribusiness moves in, there are real threats to wildlife habitat, that learners take...
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Dairy Farms

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about dairy farms and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.  
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Farming Through Time

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore agriculture by creating a timeline in class. For this farming technology lesson, students identify what farming was like the in early 1800's and which inventions proved to change the food industry forever. Students...

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