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Space Age Farming

Check out this video on the robotic weeder from the University of Illinois!

Protect the Pollinators Challenge - Promo Video

Pollinator populations are shrinking, and several factors are contributing to this disturbing globalc trend. There are growing concerns as to what the impact will be on food production. Through this challenge, students will become more aware of the important role pollinators play in our daily lives and how to help protect the various populations. After thoughtful research, students will design, test and demonstrate a solution that will sustain or improve pollinator well-being.
 

NAA All In-All Ears Video

All In-All Ears: This video accommodates an Auction Adventures Career Lesson that explores the work of a clerk at an auction. For specific details of the lesson, please check out the Auction Adventures: 6th to 8th Grade Career Lesson Plans.

How Are Drones, Satellites, and Sensors Used to Produce Your Food?

How are drones, satellites, and sensors used to produce your food? Check out how modern agriculture uses technology to monitor and assist with plan growth involved from seed to mature plant. Highlighted Careers: Plant Scientist, Information Technology Programmer, Mechanical Engineer

How Do We Feed More People?

How do we feed more people, with less resources? The population is continuing to grow, and yet we are faced with a limited amount of land and water for the production of food. Let’s see how people working in agriculture are working on this challenge. Highlighted Careers: Farmer, Plant Scientist, Mechanical Engineer