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Elementary Classroom Visit Timeline
Use this timeline to prepare for and conduct the classroom visit.
Strategies for Implementing “My American Farm”
My American Farm is a free, online program comprised of computer games that teach valuable concepts about American agriculture, while reinforcing core educational concepts such as reading, writing, math, science and social science. Here are some strategies for how you can implement My American Farm in your community.
Animal Housing Matching Card Game
In this card game, learners will learn that farmers care for their animals by learning about the housing conditions of different animals in agriculture. Students are challenged to match the animal to where it lives. Includes 20 playing cards. Best for PreK through 2nd-grade learners.
Pizza Ag Mag
Fun nonfiction text magazine for kids 3-5th grade educates about math, science, social science and reading/language arts using the agricultural origins of pizza as a theme.
Includes farmer interviews, fun activities, and more!
Cow Conundrum | Printable Book
My American Farm chapter book about a dairy
Artistic Arrangement | Printable Book
My American Farm chapter book about flower arrangements
The Great Crop Countdown | Printable e-Comic
Annie Appleseed and Benjamin Farmington plant a garden
Technology Time Warp | Printable e-Comic
Annie Appleseed learns about technology with her Grandpa
My Summer Event | Printable e-Comic
Benjamin Farmington takes a trip to Chicago
Hay! What R U Doing 2-Nite? | Printable e-Comic
Benjamin Farmington helps bale hay for the first time
Fun at the Farmers Market | Printable e-Comic
Benjamin Farmington explores the farmers market
Building the Great Food Plate | Printable e-Comic
Annie Appleseed learns about the USDA MyPlate
A Berry Good Project | Printable Book
The book helps students understand farmers’ choices related to pest management. It also introduces students to careers in agriculture including Extension agent and strawberry farmer. Part of the Feeding Minds Press My Little Ag Me book series.
Food Waste Ag Mag
Learn about food waste in the United States and how it can be reduced or prevented in this non-fiction text. Explore the science of decomposing food and the steps it takes for food to go from the farm to our table!
Bringing Biotechnology to Life
“Bringing Biotechnology to Life” is a resource for science educators and others interested in learning more about biotechnology and its role in food production
Purple Plow Puzzlers
Sharpen critical and creative thinking through these 40 ag-related hands-on STEM activities
Snacks Ag Mag
Learn all about snack foods in the US and around the world in the newest Ag Mag. Discover the history behind some of the most popular snack foods and ideas for new snacking options!
Right This Very Minute | Educator Guide
This educator’s guide includes seven lessons that encourage students to dig deeper into thinking about where the food on their plates originated. The target age range is Kindergarten through Second Grade.
Right This Very Minute | Book
A table-to-farm book about food and farming
Window Wheatgrass | Lesson
Identify plant growth needs (water, nutrients, sun)