Agricultural Science Teacher Resources
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Career Trek: Agricultural Careers
What is agriscience and could it hold a potential career opportunity? Learners define agriscience and explore careers that involve both agriculture and natural resource fields. The lesson includes several web links, a game, a full...
All You Need to Know about Horses
Whether you're teaching a group of equestrians, a 4-H club, or an agricultural science class, you'll need to cover basic horse terminology. Horse care, breeds, anatomy, and markings are defined and exemplified through full color...
Introduction to AgriScience and Technology
This brief and simplistic slide show lists the needs of humans, our sources of food and fiber, wood products, and agricultural innovators. Since no teacher's notes are provided for the slides, the overall intent of the presentation is...
From Milk to Cheese & Seed to Shelf
Learn about food production by making cheese, seeing how a seed gets to a shelf, and discussing food safety. Budding agriculturalists complete several activities and learn about food production, biotechnology, food preservation,...
High-Tech Food: Science in Your Shopping Cart
Kids are given a lot to think about, as they delve into the world of high-tech foods. They discuss GMOs, biotechnology, food enhancements and domestication. They view videos, engage in class discussions, complete worksheets, and learn...
Careers In Agriscience
Young scholars investigate careers in Agriscience. They participate in various activities to stay engaged in the lesson. Students also research different careers that are available in the field. Then they answer questions about a career...
Students research and write a paper on any agriscience related topic. For this series of agriscience lesson, students create a presentation to teach their peers about the animal industry. They explain the uses and importance of...
Space Age Technology Comes to Earth
Both GPS and GIS are now used regularly in agricultural careers. Explore the new technologies that require higher education for those interested in agri-science careers. Upper graders examine how agriculturalists use new technologies by...
What is Biotechnology?
Young consumers explore the concept of biotechnology as it pertains to the foods they eat, economics, and agriculture. They watch several videos, explore a website, complete worksheets, and engage in class discussion. Son they'll know...
Introduction to the Equine Industry
You have to have good horse sense to work in the equine industry. Before considering a job working with horses, why not find out how to classify them, buy and sell them, and how they can function as an economic enterprise?
Now here is a very well-designed resource describing the types of jobs available to those interested in pursuing an agricultural career. Each job type is defined by the education required, average annual salary, and job expectations....
High schoolers, after defining sustainable agriscience, distinguishing between renewable and nonrenewable resources and identify the basic components of a sustainable agriscience system, develop a sustainable agriscience system. They...
Missouri Department of Elementary
Did you know that horses have two sets of teeth? There is much to learn about horses, of course, and those interested in equine science will learn much from a 10-lesson agricultural science course that covers not only equine dental and...
Agriculture in the Classroom
A Rafter of Turkeys
How did that turkey get from the early Aztec culture to your table? Learn about the history of wild and domesticated turkeys in North America, as well as their inclusion in Thanksgiving traditions, with a two-part agricultural science...
Does The Lab Coat Fit?
Young scholars describe the steps in the research process and identify the three requirements for a true experiment. They define independent and dependent variables. They discuss the Agriscience Student of the Year award and list the...
What's Dancing in the Water?
Students learn about watershed, as well as the different forms and uses of water. In this water forms instructional activity, students brainstorm water sources and uses. Students read the book Water Dance and discuss water examples....
The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving Foods
Many of the foods pilgrims ate include foods people still eat at American Thanksgiving celebrations today. The turkey, a domesticated animal native to the Americas, often finds itself the center of attention on this holiday. Today's corn...
A Farmer’s Challenge to Breed to the Greatest of Grapes
What does your class know about GMOs? Are they savvy to selective breeding? Challenge young minds to engineer the greatest crop of all time using a hands-on genetics unit. Learners discover the good and bad details of selective breeding,...
Terrarium in a Bottle: Modeling the Atmosphere, Greenhouse Effect, and Water Cycle
You've heard of farm to table ... but what about farm in classroom? Junior agriculturalists embark upon a two-week journey into the science of growing things. Based upon the classic terrarium in a two-liter experiment, the lesson goes...
India: Crash Course History of Science #4
Ever wonder where the ideas of land management and forestry came from? Welcome to ancient India! Travel back in time using a video, the fourth in the History of Science series. The narrator describes the relationship between science and...
Learning Games Lab
Soil Infiltration: Soil Porosity Testing
Soil pollution has a longer reach than may seem possible. A video presentation demonstrates how a seemingly isolated soil contamination spreads and even reaches waterways. The lesson demonstrates how scientists conduct porosity tests...
Not So Sweet
Students explore farming, slavery and cacoa farming. In this agricultural science lesson, students fill out KWL charts, create PowerPoints and do internet research. Students write letters to chocolate companies requesting them not to buy...
Maintain Air Quality
Students are engaged in discussing air quality through hands-on demonstrations using balloons, sealed jars, and toy cars. Students conduct a home radon test to measure their air quality.
Food insecurity, whether as a result of food scarcity or a lack of nutritious food, is a growing and serious problem in the world today. After discussing the concept of food insecurity, learners listen to an NPR radio broadcast on the...