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“Hero For The Hungry: The Life And Work Of Norman Borlaug”
Can a quiet Iowa farm boy grow up to change the world? Norman Ernest Borlaug did. Norman Borlaug was the Father of the Green Revolution, saved millions from starvation, and won the Nobel Prize.
How? Science, true American grit, and a passion for helping those in need.
Can pursuing science help you and your future generation? This book is sure to inspire young learners!
Sidebars include topics such as a deeper dive into the science Norm was using to produce new and better wheat varieties, agronomy, wheat genes, stem rust, nutrients and more. Back matter includes a timeline of events and discoveries and a call to action for readers to use science to solve problems and do small things to help with hunger and food waste.
Hero for the Hungry is excellent for a science class learning about genetics, an agriculture class studying agronomy, or a history or English class looking for a well-written biography on a hero scientist.
“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.
The Bug Girl Educator’s Guide
This educator’s guide was developed for teachers and volunteers to accompany the book, “The Bug Girl.” This guide is best for first to third grade learners and explores bugs and women in science. The 8 activities cover science, math and literacy.
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.
Full Of Beans: Henry Ford Grows A Car Bundle
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
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The Biggest, The Baddest, The Best Machines
Check out this video on all the coolest tractors and machines availble today!
Space Age Farming
Check out this video on the robotic weeder from the University of Illinois!
California Antique Tractors
Check out this video on antique tractors in Calfornia!
Use these short activities to help students grow at school, home or on the road! Watch your child gain confidence as they master math, discover history, hone in on reading, and boost their science skills. These are perfect activities for early-completers in the classroom, take-home enrichment, or on the road adventure. Look at each group of pastures. Add up the acres in the pastures to find out the number of total acres.
Entomology Ag Mag
This four page ag magazine for 3rd-5th grade students explores entomology, the science of insects. Learn about entomology careers, different insects and much more in this non-fiction text. The Ag Mag comes in a classroom set of 30.
Bringing Biotech to Life - All Lessons
“Bringing Biotechnology to Life” is a resource for science educators and others interested in learning more about biotechnology and its role in food production. This unit of instruction addresses national learning standards for 7th–10th grade, yet the interest level may be much broader.
Lean Beef – An Important Part of Adolescent Growth Example Illustrations
Example illustrations from students who completed the Lean Beef – An Important Part of Adolescent Growth Lesson
Syngenta Summer Fellowship Educator’s Guide
This series of lesson plans was authored by North Carolina teachers after their experience in the Syngenta Summer Fellowship program. The Fellowship is a 10-day experience that immerses STEM teachers into the world of agricultural biotechnology. The program is an interactive experience that explores the process of developing a biotech product from discovery to commercialization, including tours of labs, field visits and meeting with lobbyists to understand agriculture policy.
Farm to Cart Game
Follow your food from farm to cart.
Farm Equipment Finger Puppets Activity
Goodnight tractor themed finger puppet activity.
Growing Green Challenge - Purple Plow Guide
This guide contains all the information for anyone completing a purple plow challenge.
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.