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In Explore Career Paths in Local Industries, students will use research to identify potential careers in local industries and prepare to conduct an informational interview using Google Docs.
Best for Middle - High School
Welcome to the "In the Workplace: Careers in Agriculture" Course! Did you know that there are hundreds of career opportunities within agriculture? Agriculture touches every corner of our lives, from the food we eat to the clothes we wear. It’s an exciting profession to work in! Today you will have a chance to learn all about careers in agriculture. We will chat with farmers, scientists, educators, and businesspeople to learn more about how you can be involved in agriculture someday!
Jolie LOVES strawberries - and she’s on an unstoppable (and hilarious) mission to grow her own food from seedling to table in this colorful introduction to the joy of growing the popular perennial.
Through Jolie’s comical scrapbook-style journal entries, young readers will learn how she convinces the “old people” (aka her parents) to let her grow her own strawberries. Growing strawberries is a lot of work and responsibility, but Jolie is ready with the help of her faithful rabbit Munchy! Together they find out just how delicious, rewarding, and sometimes complicated it can be to grow your own food.
Discover how science has shaped the way we farm in these fun activities. Explore regenerative agriculture, soil, animal welfare and more! This activity book was a special project brought to you by The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture (AFBFA) and made possible through generous support of sponsor, Danone North America.
2022 Book of the Year Winner! Last year, Gabe’s mom grew way too many zucchinis. This year, Gabe and his sister have a plan to take control of the garden to stop the zucchini madness! The Makers Make It Work series explores problem-solving and hands-on activities through easy-to-read stories.
An after-dark journey out to the barn, even on the coldest winter evening, can be a warm and welcoming scene. Who is awake, who is asleep, and who is just making their first appearance in the barn? Michelle Houts' lyrical poetry paired with Jen's glowing watercolors create a warm and wonderful bedtime story - best shared together.
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.
- Mr. Tiffin and his students from the popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? book are back in this sequel.
- In this playful, humorous, and child-friendly classroom story, the students go on a school trip to an apple orchard. On their trip they learn all about apples and apple orchards—including how apples are harvested, how cider is made, and what the different varieties of apples are—while trying to solve a riddle.
- This book also celebrates the different learning styles of children.
- Perfect for K-3rd grade students!
Kids love food--and they especially love to eat popcorn! Get a step-by-step examination of the history and science behind America's favorite snack. Best for K-3 readers. Hardcover.
- The perfect classroom accompaniment to “PB&J Hooray!” it contains 5 lessons that address Literacy and Math standards
- Students will learn about rhyming words, how different foods grow, shapes, the process from seed to sandwich and more!
- Also includes suggested lesson extensions, more activity suggestions and book recommendations.
- Targeted to grades Pre K - 3rd (age 4-8).
- From peanut, grape, and wheat seeds to sandwich, PB & J Hooray! is all about how peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are made. The story begins with the kitchen and works backward to the shopping, delivery, production, harvesting, farming, and planting processes! In fun, rhythmic language, readers discover how peanuts become peanut butter, grapes are made into jelly, and wheat turns into bread.
- Targeted audience age 4-8 (Pre K-3rd grade).
President Lincoln cleared a path to better farming, improved transportation, accessible education, and most importantly, freedom. Author Peggy Thomas uncovers Abraham Lincoln's passion for agriculture and his country while illustrator Stacy Innerst cleverly provides a clear look as President Lincoln strives for positive change.