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Managing Nutrients in Livestock Manure
Livestock managers reinforce math and science skills while learning about the nutrients found in manure. They predict which animal produces the largest amount and which animal's manure contains the most nitrogen. Finally, they compare their predictions with the weights listed in the table and use calculators to complete a worksheet.
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Students investigate healthy eating habits by researching livestock. For this food sustainability lesson, students research the negative impact factory farming has on our environment due to pollution. Students define agricultural vocabulary terms such as "sustainability" and "organic" before completing a worksheet titled "Livestock Grazing in Northern California.
4th - 12th Science
Manure Happens: Managing Nutrients in Livestock Manure
You might not think manure is fodder for practical math applications, but it is! Among other approaches in a diverse resource, your class explores the chemistry of manure via the scientific method (though supporting materials for this part of the lesson are thin).
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Toward a Sustainable Agriculture
Learners analyze organic production systems. For this organic agriculture lesson, students examine key organic practices for both crop and livestock. This lesson includes 5 different activities, 4 critical thinking questions and background information.
8th - 12th Science
Should We Eat Bugs?
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Hear the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing this video. It is a fascinating exploration of how reviving or expanding this practice could solve many of our world's problems!
5 mins 5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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 CCSS: Adaptable
Here you have a presentation on livestock reproduction that is very black and white, both in appearance and information. Three simple line drawings are included among the 15 slides: the female reproductive system, the male reproductive system, and how to facilitate artificial insemination.
9th - Higher Ed Science
Making a Meal of It: Why Are People Hungry?
Students explore world hunger. In this world poverty instructional activity, students read and interpret quotes from a variety of people suffering from hunger. Students work in groups to rephrase and reflect on situations in which lack of money or property has caused hunger.
2nd - 4th Science
A Field of Beans
Beans, or legumes as they are sometimes called, are the topic for an integrated multi-subject lesson. Youngsters will read, write, observe, and research everything there is to know about beans. They read a bean story, conduct a bean growth experiment, show where beans originated on a map, and count the number of beans found within the seed coat.
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reading Comprehension 4
Ever needed a reason to stop eating meat? Read this interesting (and slightly disgusting) passage with your class to assess reading comprehension. Eight questions follow, and the focus is on recall, author's purpose, and passage structure. A great resource to study writing an argument.
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Keepers of the Prairie
Young ecologists examine the case of the prairie dog, and their near extinction. They read a terrific student handout embedded in the plan, and engage in a class discussion that's based on what they read. Learners perform research on people who work as wildlife biologists, and they begin to understand how the scientists study and assist species of animals that have become threatened and/or endangered.
Arthur Young and the President
Students work with NASS data by converting it into prose. In this historical agriculture information lesson, students read about how George Washington communicated information about crop yields, livestock, and land values. They apply the given data to write letters that explain the agricultural information.
9th - 12th Science
Agriculture Shapes Kentucky History
Students explore the lives of early American Indians and settlers in Kentucky. They describe the agricultural practices of Indians native to Kentucky and develop a supply list for a group of settlers coming to the state to establish farms. Students explain how land and water systems and transportation methods helped Kentucky develop into a strong agricultural state.
4th - 6th English Language Arts