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In the Workplace: Careers in Agriculture
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!
“Hero for the Hungry” Educator’s Guide
This guide was developed to accompany the book, Hero for the Hungry: The Life and Work of Norman Borlaug. Hero for the Hungry is a moving and informative biography of the 20th-century American agriculture scientist whose innovations in crop varieties founded the Green Revolution and fed hundreds of millions of people around the world.
There are 13 lessons for grades 6-10.
2021 Food And Farm Facts Pencils
Mixed-color pencils feature popular facts from the Food and Farm Facts. A great give away at fairs, events and for classroom use!
2021 Food And Farm Facts Pocket Guides
Food and Farm Facts Pocket guides are bite-size versions of the Food and Farm Facts Book! Each guide features some of the most popular infographics from Food and Farm Facts. Come in packs of 100
2021 Food And Farm Facts Book & Map
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.
The Artistic Arrangement
This booklet explores ag-related careers and is part of the My Little Ag Me book series from My American Farm and Feeding Minds Press. The idea behind the stories is to create curiosity around the highlighted careers and thought processes professionals use to complete their work. This book explores the careers of plant scientist and ag journalist. You can also download for free here: http://myamericanfarm.org/classroom/ecomics/books
Lincoln Clears A Path
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.
Career Curriculum Guide
Curriculum for 6th through 8th graders all about the diverse careers in agriculture.
Bid or Bust: The Auction Experience | 6th - 8th Grade Lesson Plan
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.
Draw a line to connect each capital with the correct country and continent. Check out this example.
Farm to Food Truck Challenge - Promo Video
Watch this video to learn about the Farm to Food Truck Purple Plow Challenge!
Farm to Food Truck Challenge - Content Packet
Use this guide to gain background and contextual understanding of the Farm to Food Truck Challenge!
Farm to Food Truck Challenge - Student Guide
Use this resource with your students as they participate in the Farm to Food Truck Purple Plow Challenge!
Farm to Cart Game
Follow your food from farm to cart.
Who Knew! Careers in Agriculture | Lesson
Explain different kinds of careers related to agriculture
The Faces of Agriculture | Lesson
Use key terms to describe the diversity of the agriculture industry
Researching International Ag Production | Lesson
Develop and deliver a brief presentation with visual aid on one of 8 international countries’ agriculture production
Auction Adventures | 5th Grade Lesson Plan
Learn five of the many different types of auctions
Agriculture Career Race | Lesson
My American Farm lesson about ag careers
My Little Ag Me | Augmented Reality Content | Agribusiness Systems
Learn more about the agribusiness systems career pathway through an online module.