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Genetic Engineering of Crop Plants
Students explore genetic engineering and it biological and ethical implications. By conducting experiments with genetically engineered corn and plain corn they determine the difference in taste. Students also discover the effects of herbicides by planting two group of soybeans, one sprayed and the other to left to grow naturally.
9th - 12th Science 12 Views 43 Downloads
The Gaia Hypothesis: An Approach to Problem Solving in the Environment
Students are introduced to the Gaia hypothesis by examining a conceptual sketch. In groups, they analyze the way they can use Dewey's method for problem solving to solve problems within the environment. They are given a problem facing the environment and present their solutions to the class.
10th - 12th Science 8 Views 33 Downloads
The World in Our Food
Students explore the history of ingredients in one of the recipes they prepare in class. They examine where each ingredient is produced and under what conditions. In addition, they brainstorm alternatives that are environmentally friendly, healthy and socially applicable.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Baby Boom and the Culture of the 1950's
Students study the ripple effect of the baby boom generation on history and on their lives today. They discover how the rules and conformity of the 1950's set the stage for the rebellious, anti-establishment sixties. They study the textbook on the 1950-1960 and place important events on time-line.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 78 Downloads
The Fact Finders
Students analyze agricultural data and make predictions about events in history. In this history lesson, students correlate the relationship between historic events and issues in agriculture to see if there is a correlation. They analyze their data and report it to the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Agriculture and Me
Second graders explore the food system by viewing videos about food production in class. In this agribusiness instructional activity, 2nd graders discuss where our daily food comes from, where it is grown, and what animals provide our meat and dairy.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Buying and Selling: Getting Cherries into a Pie
Kids keep score as they take on the roles of buyers and sellers in an agribusiness introduction. They play the game for five rounds, each round is made different by having a new economic element added, a discussion follows. Everything needed to play the game is included.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Agriculture- It Is More Than You Think
Young scholars investigate agricultural careers and all the related jobs tied to them. The lesson plan has a great introduction with information for the students and teacher. The lesson plan incorporates drawing and writing to engage multiple intelligences for the right and left brain.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Students analyze and interpret trends in farmland and population data. They develop line graphs of farmland acreage and population growth in Michigan, compare land use to population growth, and evaluate the pros and cons of developing farmland.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Agriculture: Introduction to Global Trade
Learners research and explain the importance of international trade on American lifestyles. They analyze world farming systems, explore American imports and exports, and discuss how a country's infrastructure affects food and fiber distribution.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads