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“Applesauce Day” Educator’s Guide
This guide was developed for teachers and volunteers to accompany the "Applesauce Day" book by Lisa J. Amstutz. Written for K-3 grade learners, the six lessons cover pollination, where apples come from, and more!
Picture book for 4-8 year olds. A delightful romp around farms through the seasons – and the many types of boots that are needed to get the job done.Grab your boots it's time to explore life on a farm! In joyful verse follow a diverse cast of families as they work together to care for crops and animals on their farms through spring, summer, fall and winter.Follow farming families as they work and play in boots, all year long. Whether it's springtime puddle-splashing, riding at the summer fair, or herding sheep into the barn in winter, there's a type of boot for every kind of weather and activity.
“Farm Boots” Educator’s Guide
This educator’s guide was created to accompany “Farm Boots,” a book that explores seasons on the farm and the types of work that farmers do throughout the year. The five lessons cover science, math and English.
Best for K-2 learners.
Download an extra free lesson that is all about farm animal families!
Pizza Ag Mag Mini
Our first Ag Mag Mini! It is just like our Pizza Ag Mag but for K-2 grade learners. Learn about how pizza is made, toppings are grown and read interviews from real farmers.
Note: The download is for the educational standards addressed and sources; the Pizza Ag Mag Mini is not available in PDF download at this time.
In the Christmas Tree Farm e-Learning Module
Students can learn about the life cycle of a Christmas tree and how a Christmas tree gets to a retail store plus more!
Celebrating and Marketing Ag and Food Events using Google Slides
In Promote Local Events Using Google Slides, students learn how to organize and promote a community event while learning how to use Google Slides.
Best for Middle - High School
Explore Career Paths in Local Industries using Google Docs
In Explore Career Paths in Local Industries, students will use research to identify potential careers in local industries and prepare to conduct an informational interview using Google Docs.
Best for Middle - High School
In the Workplace: Careers in Agriculture
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!
“I LOVE Strawberries” Educator’s Guide
This educator’s guide includes 8 lessons that accompany “I Love Strawberries.” The lessons explore concepts in math, science, and language arts. Best for grades K-2.
Upclose Experience: Dairy Farm
In this 360 video, experience a day on a dairy farm up close!
Upclose Experience: Flower Farming
Get out into a flower field, explore hydroponic farming and more all from your computer in this 360 degree video experience. Thank you to "Grow with the Flow" for this upclose look at your farm!
In the Hive with the Beekeeper
Did you know that honeybees are responsible for pollination? Today, we will learn all about bees and their role in our daily lives. You’ll get to visit some actual beehives and even meet a beekeeper!
“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.
Upclose Experience: Bees
Have you ever seen a beehive up close before? What about the inside of a beehive? Honeybees play an important role in agriculture and our daily lives. Explore a beehive up close in our new 360 Video Series titled “Up Close”!
I LOVE Strawberries!
Jolie LOVES strawberries - and she’s on an unstoppable (and hilarious) mission to grow her own food from seedling to table in this colorful introduction to the joy of growing the popular perennial.
Through Jolie’s comical scrapbook-style journal entries, young readers will learn how she convinces the “old people” (aka her parents) to let her grow her own strawberries. Growing strawberries is a lot of work and responsibility, but Jolie is ready with the help of her faithful rabbit Munchy! Together they find out just how delicious, rewarding, and sometimes complicated it can be to grow your own food.
Vibrant Variety Online Learning Module
The My Little Ag Me book "The Vibrant Variety" explores the careers of ag journalist, produce buyer and plant scientist. We've created an online learning module to accompany the book and take learning further!
This free resource is best for 3rd through 5th grade learners and includes:
- Journal prompts for extended learning
- Chapter read alouds
- and much more!
Food and Farm Facts Activities Guide: 4-6
These activities were designed for 4th to 6th grade learners to accompany the 2021 Food and Farm Facts Book. Activities range from 20-45 minutes and are great to further learning.
The Regenerative Agriculture Journey Activity Book
Discover how science has shaped the way we farm in these fun activities. Explore regenerative agriculture, soil, animal welfare and more! This activity book was a special project brought to you by The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture (AFBFA) and made possible through generous support of sponsor, Danone North America.
From Seed to Shirt
This My American Farm game was funded by Nichino America.Turn fiber into fashion in this amazing amusement! Harvest a bumper crop of fun as you learn how farmers cultivate cotton to make classic couture. Grow your mind and build your wardrobe in this two-part game.