Science Projects

Science projects for agricultural education in the classroom. Ideas for classroom science projects related to ag education.

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 9

Water is everywhere! Dive into these at-home educational activities that explore the wonderful world of water.

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 8

Soil is the focus of this week’s at home activities; grab a shovel and dig into these lessons!

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 7

We all know that plants like fruits and veggies are a big part of nutritious diet, but did you know we eat stems, leaves and roots of plants, too? Let’s learn more!

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 6

This is our 6th week of at home activities and it is time to get growing!

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 3

This week’s at home educational activities are all about pollinators!

6 Spectacular Spring Science Experiments

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this spring? Check out these fun AND educational experiments that bring science to life.

Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 2

We're back this week with some more free educational activities parents can do at home! This week we are focusing on fruit.

Purple Plow Challenge: Growing Green Winners Announced

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has recognized the winning teams in the fall 2019 Purple Plow Challenge, Growing Green.

Professional educators brainstorming ideas for science curriculum materials

Lessons from an Informal Educator on the NGSS Journey – Part 1: Background

The first in a series of blog posts by Seth Derner, education consultant for the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. Derner will document the experience of learning how to develop science curriculum materials that meet standards for earning an NGSS Design Badge.

Food Science Fun Camp

This new children's food science day camp guide contains 10 hands on  activities for one full day of fun! 

Get Started on a “Growing” Science Project

The school year may be coming to an end, but for students wanting to experiment with agriculture-, plant- or food-related science, summer can be a great time to start thinking about next year's science project. Guest writer, Amy Cowen from Science Buddies gives us some tips!

Recommended Publications

Common Questions about Agriculture

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

Full of Beans Educator’s Guide

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture