Agriculture Business and Finance Teacher Resources
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Makiing Sense of the Census
Students investigate trends in agriculture. For this secondary mathematics lesson, students evaluate agricultural census data from 1982 to 2202 as they compare the properties of the mean and the median. Students explore what sorts of changes in data make either the mean or the median change.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 2 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
Young scholars 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
The Interrelationships of Soil, Water and Fertilizers and How They Affect Plant Growth
High schoolers examine how different nutrients in the soil and fertilizers affect plant growth. In groups, they participate in a role play in which allows them to see the interactions of humans and plants. They also read articles and record their opinions about issues related to agriculture.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 96 Downloads
What's In Your Grocery Bag?
Students explore the global implications of consumer decisions when purchasing groceries. They examine labels of food products and discuss the wording on the labels. They calculate food miles of how far each ingredient in foods has traveled.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 42 Downloads
Young scholars examine and identify the different economic systems throughout the world. In groups, they develop their own economy basd on their own values and principles. They are given a problem scenerio to solve with the components of their system.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 138 Downloads
How People Have Used Soils: How Soils Have Affected U.S. History
Young scholars read the activity sheet and brainstorm sources of information to answer the questions. They work in small groups to answer their questions, using a different source for each answer. They write a report with their group. More lessons are included in this mini unit.
5th - 12th Science 8 Views 21 Downloads
"Now and Then" Comparing Present Day with Medieval Times
Eighth graders compare a present-day social issue with a medieval issue. They use technology tools to conduct their research and demonstrate their new knowledge. Students present their findings to the class in the form of a PowerPoint.
8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads
Staying Safe on the Job
Learners share their opinions about the rights and responsibilities of employees, businesses and the government in maintaining a safe work environment. They prepare arguments supporting their assigned positions concerning workplace safety and create storyboards for a public service campaign.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 53 Downloads
An Ag Interview
Students examine the role of agriculture in the American economy. They interview a person in the agriculture business and create original questions to ask. They present their findings to the class and write thank you letters to the people whom they inte
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Science Reporter for Where in the World is Science? Project
Students take the role of a science reporter and gather data for a newspaper article. Students create a question sheet. Students receive a copy of the Science Reporter's Journal task sheet. They complete the items on the sheet and collect information to use in their article.
1st - 2nd 21st Century Skills 8 Views 13 Downloads
Marketing the New Hybrids
Students work together to develop a hypothesis on the natural and applied hybridization of certain species in an ecosystem. Using the internet, they research this topic and read any recent articles or studies. They must note the opinions and facts they discover and share their findings with the class.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads