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Food And Farm Facts Jr.

Questions about agriculture are not always easy to answer, luckily we can help! The new Food and Farm Facts Junior edition takes questions many children have and provides a simple way of understanding farming practices!

True Beef: From Pasture To Plate Educator’S Guide

Make the farm to fork connection with this series of lesson plans that accompany the documentary "True Beef: From Pasture to Plate". This guide contains 8 lessons designed for High School students in a Culinary Arts or Family and Consumer Sciences program, however, STEM connections have been included for all lessons making it easy for teachers to make connections across the curriculum.

 

The "True Beef" documentary was produced by Pflugerville Independent School District (TX).

Forage Quality Booklet

Forage quality is defined in various ways but is often poorly understood. The purpose of this publication is to provide information about forage quality, factors affecting forage quality, forage testing, analysis and reporting, and other related information that can be used to increase animal performance and producer profit.

Start The Conversation: Let’s Talk About Animal Agriculture

This two-page handout was created to help connect consumers with the men and women who produce their food, fiber, and fuel.
Full of questions, answers, and suggested strategies for having meaningful discussions about the agriculture. This resource can be used in middle and high school classrooms, fairs and festivals, and on the farm to facilitate discussion about fact, fiction, and the science of agriculture.

Full of Beans

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.

Interactive Soybean Ag Mag

Online interactive soybean ag mag, follow the links for new games and online resources! Be sure to download this resource before using!

The Man Who Fed The World Book

This book tells the story of Nobel Peace Prize recipient Norman Borlaug, a man who saved hundreds of millions of lives from starvation by introducing simple technologies such as corn hybrids and short-straw, disease-resistant wheat to farmers in developing countries.


Previous AFBFA Book of the Year winner!

The Guardian Team Educator’s Guide

This Educator Guide follows along with The Guardian Team: On The Job With Rena and Roo book as it introduces students to new "life on a ranch" vocabulary. 

 

Includes 5 National Learning Standards aligned activities that focus on language arts. Activities include sequencing, vocabulary, completing a graphic organizer and story map as well as a summarizing exercise.

The Beeman Educator’s Guide

Best for grades Pre K-3. Includes 6 Common Core aligned lessons and activities that cover topics such as:  vocabulary, language arts, pollination/science and math

The Beeman

The Beeman by Laurie Krebs (2014 Book of the Year) is an excellent way to introduce students to honeybees. Readers explore how beekeepers care for their bees, different kinds of bees (drone, queen, worker), how bees help us pollinate, and how bees make honey for us to enjoy! 

The Apple Orchard Riddle Educator’s Guide

This educator’s guide is the perfect companion to "The Apple Orchard Riddle" and includes National Common Core Standards aligned lesson plans and 2 games to help students understand apples in agriculture. Subjects include language arts, science, geography, and math.

The Apple Orchard Riddle Educator’s Bundle With Book

Includes one copy of the Apple Orchard Riddle, one copy of the educator guide and one classroom set of 30 of the English version of the Apple Ag Mag.

The Apple Orchard Riddle

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.

Seed Soil Sun Educator’s Guide

Subject matter focused, agriculturally themed-national learning standards aligned lessons and activities which use the book, Seed. Soil. Sun. to teach reading, math, science, social science,health and nutrition to the 1st-3rd grade classroom.
Perfectly accompanies the Seed. Soil. Sun. Book and The Plant Parts We Eat poster.
Great resource for classroom visit or thematic unit related to agriculture and nutrition.

Seed Soil Sun Educator’s Bundle With Book


Book:

In this clearly written and beautifully photographed book, author Cris Peterson the miraculous process by which air and water combine with seed, soil and sun to create nearly all the food we eat.  
Target Reading Level: Ages 4-8 and Grades 1st – 3rd  
Winner of the AFBFA’s “Book of the Year” Award. 

 

Educator's Guide:

Subject matter focused. Agriculturally themed lesson plans meet National Learning Standards and teach reading, math, science, social science, health, and nutrition. 
Great resource for classroom visits or thematic unit related to agriculture and nutrition.

 

Poster: 

Full color pictures, proper names, descriptions, and classifications of vegetables. 
Great resource for classrooms and cafeterias. 

Seed Soil Sun Educator’s Bundle

Includes the Educator's Guide - subject matter focused, agriculturally themed-national learning standards aligned lessons and activities which use the book Seed. Soil. Sun. to teach reading, math, science, social science, health and nutrition to the 1st-3rd grade classroom. Includes the The Plant Parts We Eat poster with full color pictures and proper names and descriptions and classifications of vegetables. Great resource for classroom visit or thematic unit related to agriculture and nutrition

Seed Soil Sun Companion Poster - The Plant Parts We Eat

Perfectly accompanies the Seed. Soil. Sun. Educator's Guide and Book. The Plant Parts We Eat Poster is a great resource for the 1st-3rd grade classroom visit or thematic unit related to agriculture and nutrition, includes full color pictures, proper names, descriptions, and classifications of foods.

Seed Soil Sun Book

Winner of the AFBFA's "Book of the Year" Award.


In this clearly written and beautifully photographed book, author Cris Peterson writes about the miraculous process by which air and water combine with seed, soil and sun to create nearly all the food we eat.  

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