Agriculture Teacher Resources
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Agricultural survey and the documentation of livestock or goods was the basis for the first written language. Youngsters discuss sorting and counting, and how these skills have been used for thousands of years. They accent their class discussion by reading an informational passage and using the information to create a survey-inspired work of art.
K - 3rd Math 28 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Neolithic Revolution
With the abundance of food products we can easily access in our society today, it is easy to forget the toll this can take on our global environment. Young learners will discover how the transition to agriculture and domesticated living from nomadic hunter-gatherer societies would also come to mean intensive exploitation of land.
5th - 8th Science 172 Views 143 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What do farmers do? Introduce young agriculturists to this booming industry in a fun way, incorporating multiple studies and learning styles. Scholars read (or listen to) a brief informational text about the role of American farmers, specifically in Oklahoma.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 19 Views 125 Downloads CCSS: Designed
For many children around the world, food scarcity is a painful reality of daily life. Help young scholars understand the seriousness of this global issue with with a reading of the book The Good Garden. After discussing food security and completing a related worksheet, learners conclude the instructional activity by writing and illustrating alternate endings to the story.
3rd - 9th Science 24 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Comparative Systems Worksheet
Here is an excellent worksheet for analyzing economic systems and comparing those that exist today in such countries as the United States, China, and Cuba. Learners begin by hypothesizing which economic system would provide for greater industrialization and available resources.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Agriculture Awareness Through Poetry
Four agriculture-related poems and relevant worksheets are included in this complete resource. You could assign this during a poetry unit, or in conjunction with a social studies unit on food production. If you need sub plans, leave this lesson behind.
8th - 10th Health 12 Views 32 Downloads
The agricultural industry, just like any industry, can have issues. Kids discuss hot topics like mad cow disease to grasp the types of political issues common to industrial agriculture. The lesson is broken into three parts. Each part describes that day's objectives regarding the main topic.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
The World's Fair of 1893: A Tribute to Agriculture and Advertising
Learners identify connections between agriculture, advertising, and mail order catalogues during 1890s as expressed at World's Fair of 1893. Students interpret photographic exhibit and discuss how reactions of rural fair visitors differed from those of urban fair visitors.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 19 Downloads
Wisconsin Agriculture; Berry Bunch's Cherry Fast Facts
Young scholars explore agriculture by researching Wisconsin's economy. In this cherry industry lesson, students read assigned text about the amount of cherries Wisconsin produces annually and the revenue it brings in to the state. Young scholars answer study questions and complete worksheets about cherries.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
New Review A President's Vision: Franklin D. Roosevelt
This poster goes well beyond any traditional worksheet in allowing learners to analyze a variety of primary source documents related to the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Identification
Worms, insects, snails, and clams are all macroinvertebrates, they are also the topic of a lesson on aquatic animals. Kids take a trip to an aquatic environment where they each collect and contain a specimen for further examination. They discuss the nature of animal adaptations and then research the adaptive traits of their specimens.
4th Science 12 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Believe it or not, this is a 76-page series of lesson plans published by the California Commission on Agriculture which is designed to teach upper-elementary learners about agricultural practices and products in the state. There are two sections, one for grades 3-4, and one for grades 5-6.
3rd - 6th Science 55 Views 264 Downloads
From Genes to Jeans
This unit of lessons is designed for 7th through 9th graders. They are introduced to the world of agriculture and the genetic research and various technologies that are associated with agriculture. Pupils work together to come up with a genetically altered product.
7th - 9th Science 65 Views 220 Downloads
From Past to Present
Here is an impressive lesson on how agricultural practices and technology have advanced over time. Thoughtful discussion topics, good warm up activities, and fine worksheets are all embedded in this eight-page plan. The plan comes from the state of Wisconsin, so it makes sense that it's a well-designed plan on farming practices!
3rd - 5th Science 6 Views 11 Downloads
Agriculture in a Changing World
Here is an eight-page packet of worksheets that deal with agriculture in the state of Washington. All sorts of activities, puzzles, games, and interesting information about agriculture in Washington is presented. There should be something for everyone in this packet!
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Water Pollution and Water Quality Assessment
Experiments are great ways to learn and explore new topics. Third graders discuss how some macroinvertebrates can live in polluted water, while others cannot. They head to the computer lab with guiding worksheets as they learn more about the affects of water pollution and adaptations in the macroinvertebrate population.
3rd Science 28 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Trees are Homes
Who wouldn't want to live in a tree? I would, and so would a variety of other living organisms. First, the class reads the book Maya and the Town That Loved A Tree, by Kiki and Kathryn Shaw, then they discuss how trees can provide basic needs for different plants, insects, and animals.
1st Science 14 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ag In The Outfield
Young scholars explore baseball. This is a cross-curricular plan that includes math, history, and agriculture. Pupils use their five senses to observe the materials a baseball is made from and identify the agricultural products used. In addition, they read about the sport of baseball as it was played in Ancient Rome and complete reading comprehension worksheets.
2nd - 5th Math 16 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Designed