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Does your child have trouble going to sleep? Sometimes people who have trouble going to sleep like to count sheep. However, there are more than just sheep mentioned in Goodnight Tractor. Look at the picture here and the illustrations in the story. Have your student/child answer the questions below
Includes 9 colorful posters on the following career focus areas: Power, structure & technical services; Plant Systems; Natural Resources; Food Products and Processing systems; Environmental Service systems; Biotechnology Systems; Animal Systems; Agricultural Education; and Agribusiness Systems. Great for decorating classrooms!
This kit has been designed so you can easily incorporate this information into your curriculum in an interdisciplinary manner. The lessons and activities included in this kit have been crafted with your middle school students in mind. We hope they find these experiential lessons to be both engaging and meaningful!
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 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.
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.
This teacher’s guide to The Man Who Fed The World book contains modules and instructional materials designed to help high school students examine the elements of sustainable international development efforts, specifically with respect to the role agriculture plays in spurring economic transformation and growth in developing countries.
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!
To be used with the Feeding Minds, Cultivating Growth Middle School Unit Bundle Educator’s Guide. Free Educator Guide available under "Free Resources"
Summary: In this coming-of-age story, Ignatius, the youngest of five brothers in a military family grounded in the Christian faith, promises to take care of the ranch while his father is deployed in Iraq. Since his mother left years earlier to pursue life as an artist, and his older brothers are off to school or military training camps, the 11-year-old looks to his grandparents for guidance, but often feels angry and alone trying to keep his heroic promise. Although some of the realities of the Iraq war are threaded in, the author primarily focuses on the details of contemporary Oregonian ranch life.
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.
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.
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.