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Dive In! Exploring The Science Of Water And Food Production

These Problem-Based Learning methods will engage students in the science of water and food production. Best for 6-8th grade students. Questions include:

  • Why do we need water? 
  • Where does water come from?
  • Is all water the same?
  • How can we responsibly use water?
  • How can I be involved with water?

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Farm to Food Truck Challenge - Content Packet

Use this guide to gain background and contextual understanding of the Farm to Food Truck Challenge!

Farm to Food Truck Challenge - Student Guide

Use this resource with your students as they participate in the Farm to Food Truck Purple Plow Challenge!

Cattle Ranch Riddle Challenge - Student Guide

Use this guide with your students as they start the Cattle Ranch Riddle Purple Plow Challenge. 

Cattle Ranch Riddle Challenge - Facilitator Guide

There are multiple factors at play and many cattle ranchers must consider many things when running their operation. Today’s beef is produced using fewer resources than ever before, but there is still more to be done. Through this challenge, students will become more aware of the intricacies of beef production. After thoughtful research to evaluate how these challenges exist globally, nationally, and locally, students will design, test, and demonstrate a solution that optimizes production as well as economic, environmental, and social needs.

My American Farm Classroom Visit Planner

After you hear back from teachers, use this form to plan your visit to their classroom.

Letters to Send to Elementary Teachers

Send this letter to teachers for grades 3-5 at your local elementary before a school visit. 

Beef Education Immersive Experience | Templates

Download free templates to host your own immersive experience...

  • Facilitator Agenda
  • Participant Agenda
  • State Organization Letter
  • Application Template
  • Acceptance Letter
  • Confirmation Form
  • Travel Form
  • Lunch with a Farmer Invite
  • Welcome Letter
  • Thoughts and Starters

My American Farm | Strategies for Implementation

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. Through exciting and engaging games, My American Farm resources share consistent messages.

Food Science Fun! Science Day Camp | Learning Guide

Check it out! There’s something new cooking in the kitchen at My American Farm! “Food Science Fun” is a series of 10 hands-on activities designed for the K-5 learner to explore how food travels from the farm to the plate, inspiring healthy food choices, the vast array of food careers, and even fun kitchen experiments! These engaging activities will spark creativity and challenge students as they examine their daily connection with food and agriculture.

My Little Ag Me | Volunteer Guide

This provides a framework to guide you through sharing My Little Ag Me in a classroom setting.

My Little Ag Me Books & Video Educator’s Guide

Here are a few ideas on how to use My Little Ag Me Books & Career Challenge Videos in the classroom or at home

We Teach My American Farm | Powerpoint Presentation

A guide for practicing or pre-service elementary teachers for teaching using the "My American Farm" platform and kiosk. 

Energy and Agriculture | PowerPoint

Explore strategies for teaching others about the importance of energy and agriculture. Contains a powerpoint presentation.

My American Farm | Display Kit Setup Guide

Take students into the corn field, dairy parlor, machine shed or Farmer’s Market with life-sized banners and supporting resources in our My American Farm Display Kit! 

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