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Learners investigate healthy eating habits by researching livestock. In this food sustainability lesson, students research the negative impact factory farming has on our environment due to pollution. Learners define agricultural vocabulary terms such as "sustainability" and "organic" before completing a worksheet titled "Livestock Grazing in Northern California.
4th - 12th Science 15 Views 60 Downloads
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 7 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Toward a Sustainable Agriculture
Students analyze organic production systems. In 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 6 Views 27 Downloads
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 11 Views 90 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Arthur Young and the President
Students work with NASS data by converting it into prose. In this historical agriculture information instructional activity, 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 3 Views 3 Downloads
Becoming Familiar with Ruminant Nutrition
Using a scenario about a farmer and his livestock, learners explore multiple facets concerning animal nutrition. They diagram the animal digestive system, describe ruminant digestion, and if able, visit a feedlot. Wow, sounds like fun!
7th - 12th Science 4 Views 14 Downloads
Dear George Using Census Data
Sixth graders discuss differences in the way in which information was disseminated in George Washington's time and how it is acquired in contemporary times. They examine Census of Agriculture data and a modern day version of a letter that Arthur Young could have written to George Washington.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
What's Your Brand?
Learners explore the history of branding livestock and discover it began as early as 2000 BC. They discuss reasons for branding and then design their own brand from pipe cleaners. Students dip their brand into paint and print it on muslin to create a western handkerchief.
7th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
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 21 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Considering the Possible Benefits and Risks, is Becoming a Vegetarian a Smart Decision?
This skill-building activity encourages learners to evaluate evidence and to use strong evidence to support a stance on a controversial issue. Individuals use bar graphs to rate the strength of arguments for the benefits and risks in becoming a vegetarian and then discuss their ratings with a partner.
7th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
WHO CARES FOR THE LAND?
Students explore the importance of natural resources. They are given copies of the story, "Who Cares For The Land," and students follow along as the teacher reads it. Students identify the key points in the story. (Soil, water and air are natural resources.
2nd - 3rd Science 5 Views 12 Downloads
On this science worksheet, students answer 5 multiple choice questions about livestock and the Animal Welfare Act. They classify 15 livestock breeds according to species. Students complete a table by matching terms for male, female and young animals.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 37 Downloads
Making a Meal of It: Why Are People Hungry?
Students explore world hunger. In this world poverty lesson, 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 3 Views 15 Downloads
What's in it and Who Eats it?
First graders explore farming by illustrating images. In this livestock lesson plan, 1st graders discuss what types of plants are used to feed livestock animals and how pets and humans eat the livestock animals. Students draw images of what livestock animals eat and compare that to what dangerous wild animals eat.
1st Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
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 3 Views 6 Downloads