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The 2021 Food and Farm Facts series features interesting and educational facts about food in America - how and where it is grown, and who produces it. Color photographs and USA Today-style graphics illustrate the many fascinating facets of today’s agriculture. The series includes a 33-page book with map insert.
Water: sources, use, conservation introduces 3rd to 5th grade students to the one resource we cannot live without, but take for granted. Water explains, in an engaging student friendly manner, the Hydrologic Cycle, showing how water moves from one physical state to another and how each of these states affects agriculture. It introduces students to watersheds, river basin, and wetlands; explains why irrigation is an important component of good water stewardship.
This book is no longer in print; once the stock is gone, it is gone.
- This Middle School Unit book bundle is comprised of the three books that go with the Feeding Minds Cultivating Growth Educator's Guide (available free for download under "Free Resources").
- Books included: “The Beef Princess of Practical County,” “Little Joe,” and “Heart of a Shepherd.”
- This middle school unit reinforces an accurate image of agriculture while inviting students to explore important concepts related to personal growth such as: building healthy relationships to avoid bullying, knowing one’s personal values and discovering the value of learning from others.
- Materials address national standards in English Language Arts and Health Science and they allow students to jump into the life of a young rancher by reading a short novel.
- To be used with the Feeding Minds, Cultivating Growth Middle School Unit Bundle Educator’ Guide. Free Educator's Guide download available under "Free Resources".
- Suitable for ages 8 and up
- Summary: It’s a cold December night and Fancy, the Stegner family’s cow, is about to give birth. Out pops Little Joe, a huge bull calf, and with him comes nine-year-old Eli’s first chance to raise an animal to show at next fall’s county fair. Over the next ten months, Eli, and Little Joe, learn some hard lessons about growing up and what it means to take on bigger responsibilities, especially when it comes to taking care of another living thing.
These Problem-Based Learning methods will engage students in the science of water and food production. Best for 6-8th grade students. Questions include:
- Why do we need water?
- Where does water come from?
- Is all water the same?
- How can we responsibly use water?
- How can I be involved with water?
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With more than 250 questions and 46 front and back playing cards, the new Food and Farm Facts trivia card set brings a popular game element to important national agricultural statistics. In a classroom or living room, these cards will test your knowledge about production, sustainability and nutrition! Cards are aligned to the 2019 “Food and Farm Facts”. Best for middle school and high school learners.
Henry Ford made cars. Millions of cars. But this story isn't about cars. Well...maybe just one. It's about one car and a lot of beans. "Full of Beans" inspires readers of all ages to think innovatively- even to build a car completely made of soybeans. This bundle includes:
1 copy of the Full of Beans book
1 copy of the Full of Beans educator’s guide
1 classroom pack of the Soybean Ag mag
1. Learners will understand the role and responsibilities of an auctioneer.
2. Learners will experience how an auction works.
3. Learners will learn about people involved in auctions: bidders, buyers, sellers, and attendees.
• CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.NS.C.7. Understand ordering and absolute value of rational numbers.
• CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6-8.1. Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.
• CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6-8.6. Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
Welcome to the In the Parlor with Dairy Farmers virtual tour! Today, we’ll be expanding on what we learned while reading the Dairy Ag Mag. You’ll get to explore dairy farms with some dairy farmers as your personal tour guides!
This guide was developed for teachers and volunteers to accompany the book Tales of the Dairy Godmother, Chuck’s Ice Cream Wish. The book is a great way to introduce young readers to where their food comes from! These 8 lessons cover literacy, science and math in a fun way. Best for 5-8 year old learners.
In this Ag Mag Mix Set you will receive one copy of each of the following:
Apple, Beef, Energy, Entomology, Forestry, Snacks, Plant breeding, Specialty Crop, Cotton, Wheat, Sheep, Poultry, Pizza, Careers, Innovations, Bees, Corn, Soybeans, Dairy, Food Waste, Natural Resources, Pork, and School Garden