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What's Wrong with Our Food System
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
How Farming Planted the Seeds for the Internet
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Farming Tools of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Third graders explore the use of farming implements. In this colonial America lesson, 3rd graders examine and compare the farming tools and tasks of the 18th and 19th centuries as well as today. Students collaborate to present skits that...
Farming in Ancient Mesopotamia: An Ancient Civil Engineering Problem
Sixth graders identify the major obstacles in farming in Mesopotamia. They work together to design and build a model that solves these problems. They write a short essay that describes the problems and their possible solutions.
Farming the Desert: Geography of the Sahel
8th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Make the best of what you have! Learners investigate how people of the Sahel region do just that as they modify the land for framing. Collaborative groups research the geography of the Sahel region and how humans impact the ecosystem.
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...
The Challenges and New Inventions of the Great Plains Farmer
8th - 12th
Explore life in the Great Plains with this thorough US history lesson. After brainstorming some important inventions in farming, pupils answer several questions about pioneers in a group research project. Several links to sites and...
Farmland: GMOs and Organic Agriculture
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learn more about genetic modification, organic farming, and the role of biotechnology in agriculture by watching a documentary that shows how newly gained knowledge can be applied to specific situations involving farmers and the choices...
Down on the Farm: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 8)
K CCSS: Adaptable
Down on the Farm is the theme of this series of ESL lessons designed to support reading, speaking, and listening skills. Over three weeks, your learners will have the opportunity to sing songs, play guessing games, create masks, role...
The Geography of Thanksgiving Dinner
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Thanksgiving dinner is a time of savory sauces and delicious dinners. But where do all those ingredients come from? Teach middle schoolers about local agriculture with a lesson that focuses on the elements of a traditional Thanksgiving...
2009 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhy have organic farms increased while dairy farms have decreased? Learners unravel this and other questions about geography, religion, and urban living patterns in a set of assessment questions. The resource includes short-answer...
Career & Technology Education Introduction to Farming: Seeds of Successful Marketing
7th - 9th
Students play an agronomy game. In this agriculture lesson plan, students explore modern farming practices pertaining to the cultivation of grains as they play a game that requires them to act as agronomy specialist as they apply their...
Learning About Farms in Colonial America: Explicit vs. Inferred Information
4th CCSS: Designed
Aid your pupils in understanding the terms explicit and inferred while teaching them about colonial farmers. The third lesson in the module, this plan builds off the previous lesson and focuses heavily on inference. Learners analyze a...
Farming the Desert: The Science Behind Desertification
6th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Learn the implications of extreme climate changes on ecosystems. Young earth scientists explore the desertification of areas in West Africa and consider implemented solutions. Their study includes analysis of climate data from the area...
Lactase Persistence: Evidence for Selection
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What's the link between lactase persistence and dairy farming? Biology scholars analyze data to find evidence of the connection, then relate this to human adaptation. Working individually and in small groups, learners view short video...
Agricultural Practices in Kansas: Comparing Agricultural Practices Before and After the Dust Storms of the 1930s
9th - 12th
Knowing about history is one thing, learning form it is another. Rather than just discuss the causes and effects of the Dust Bowl, this presentation discusses what we learned from the Dust Bowl. Presented are the types of agricultural...
Move Over, Mars: We Could Farm on Asteroids!
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWe need a source of food to live on another planet. An installment of the extensive SciShow Space series suggests one option, farming on asteroids! Caitlin Hofmeister explains the challenges and benefits of potential future farms. She...
Will There Be Subsistence Farmers in the 21st Century?: Feeding the World
9th - 10th
Students examine the topic of subsistence farming. They research the future of subsistence agriculture, identify the types and locations of subsistence agriculture, and write about subsistence farming in regards to developing nations and...
Swamps, Shrimp, and Tsunamis: A Simulation of Sustainable Development Issues in Coastal Ecuador
6th - 8th
Students examine the economic benefits, environmental losses and dangers of the shrimp farming industry on the coast of Ecuador. They read a script, role-play people involved in the shrimp business, and write an essay of the pros and cons.
How To (Literally) Save Earth
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Soil naturally erodes and produces new soil at the same rate when left to nature, yet farming erodes the soil 50 times faster than it forms. The video discusses soil, the ways humans damage it through their actions, and encourages many...
Using The Ox Cart Man to Illustrate the Life of a Working Family in Early 19th Century New England
Third graders discuss the farming life in 19th century New England. In this New England activity, 3rd graders watch a DVD and listen to a story describing this time period. They answer questions and create a Venn Diagram poster showing...
How did Life in Egypt affect Medicine: Ancient Medicine
7th - 9th
Connect ancient Egyptian life ways affected their medical practices. Each side presents several facts connecting economy, skilled workers, trade, writing, farming, and religion to ancient medicine. This is a very interesting presentation...