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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!
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.
This guide was developed for teachers and volunteers to accompany the book, “How to Grow a Monster,” a part of the Makers Make It Work series. This book ties into the popular Makers Movement, focusing on problem-solving, hands-on activities, and gardening. These 7 activities explore science, literacy and math for kindergarten through 3rd grade learners.
Water: sources, use, conservation introduces 3rd to 5th grade students to the one resource we cannot live without, but take for granted. Water explains, in an engaging student friendly manner, the Hydrologic Cycle, showing how water moves from one physical state to another and how each of these states affects agriculture. It introduces students to watersheds, river basin, and wetlands; explains why irrigation is an important component of good water stewardship.
This book is no longer in print; once the stock is gone, it is gone.
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.
In the 1630s in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, a Puritan settler planted a pear tree?the first pear tree in America. More than a century later, the tree still bore fruit, impressing a famous poet and one of the first US presidents. The pear tree survived hurricanes, fire, and vandalism, and today, more than 350 years after it was first planted, it's alive and strong, and clones of it grow all around the U.S.
In this joyful celebration generations of family and their tender connection to the barn, Newbery Medal - winning author Patricia MacLachlan and award-winning artist Kenard Pak spin a tender and timeless story about the simple moments that make up a lifetime.
This beautiful picture book is perfect for young children who are curious about history and farm life.
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 dairy farmer and veterinarian. You can also download for free here: http://myamericanfarm.org/classroom/ecomics/books