From American Farm Bureau Foundation
Sarah Wilson of North Dakota is a prime example of the great ag literacy volunteers we have across the country!
The Foundation recently sponsored the 2nd year of the USDA’s “STEAM” summer camp for urban youth. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) partnered with the Governance Lab (GovLab) to host two separate two-week camps for middle and high school students.
Educators, students and volunteers benefit from your generosity EVERY DAY!
Guest Post by Wanda Patsche, blogger for Minnesota Farm Living.
As we continue to showcase companies that do great volunteering work, we wanted to take this opportunity to highlight how DuPont Pioneer engaged youth in STEM!
Surprisingly, many teachers don’t recognize how agriculture can be a useful context to teach STEM.
Pencils, glue, crayons and more! Do you know where they come from?
$10,000 in grants ($500 each) have been awarded to 10 middle-school science classrooms and 10 after-school programs to pilot a new Maker Kit!
Let’s learn about wheat!
The National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization has created an educational unit that familiarizes K-12 students with agricultural production, harvesting and careers.
Guest blogger, Marissa Morris writes about how she went from being "clueless" about agriculture, to being a pro at using it in her classroom! Get her tips, tricks and more!
My American Farm enhances reach, education and engagement at the Indiana State Fair.
Agriculture is a great topic for almost any subject area, and now it’s even great for Spanish class!
Help students discover where their food comes from with these fun educational resources for families, teachers and volunteers!
AAIC and United Way, North-Northwest teamed together to promote literacy and healthy eating in their local communities.
Ever ask a group of high school kids “what is a farmer?” Leslie Prudhomme, On the Farm STEM participant, writes a guest blog that includes an outline for a Project Based Learning Unit that has students develop a farm plan.
We've got the buzz on pollinator lesson plans and resources!
"Would children understand why the main character’s steer couldn’t just come home and live a happy life on the farm? Would the reader understand why, if the main character sobbed as she led her animal into the auction ring and eventually onto the awaiting trailer, she would choose to show again the following year?" by guest blogger, author Michelle Houts
Grants are being made available for middle schools selected to test pilot STEM maker kits
Mamma Mia! That's one tasty resource! This nonfiction text reader for grades 3-5 will engage students as they learn about the agricultural origins of their favorite pizza toppings, the history of pizza, and some awesome ag careers.
Operation Peanut Butter, the new My American Farm Game, tests students' math skills while teaching them where peanuts come from!