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Should We Eat Bugs?

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Viewers discover the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing a fascinating video that explores...
5:13
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From The Farm To The Fridge Part I

For Teachers 1st - 5th
More than an infomercial than an educational video, this presentation on dairy farming is produced by the Dairy Farmers of Florida, Inc. It does a good job of reminding kids that, before the milk appears nicely-packaged in the grocery...
5:31
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From The Farm To The Fridge Part II

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Part two in this video series on dairy farming in Florida is here for you. More details on the processes involved in getting milk from the cows, and the process of pasteurization are presented in great detail. These two videos, in...
5:17
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Making History - Agriculture

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An impressively produced video recreates scenes from ancient civilizations portraying how humans first began to cultivate crops. An archaeological dig is also filmed which gives further clues into the techniques used by the early farmers.
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The Business of Agriculture

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore the importance of agribusiness in the US economy. They play one game where they sort and discuss the importance of agricultural commodities. They also play the game Pit to better understand how agricultural products are...
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America's Heartland: Step-By-Step Lesson Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An excellent resource gets kids looking at agricultural production to better understand the careers needed in distributing foods from the farm to the consumer. Book, poster, web, and video links are included for teacher use. There is...
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Where Does It Come From?

For Teachers 7th
Do you or your learners know where apples or potato chips come from? If not, you will after this lesson. To explore careers in agriculture, learners first examine the importance of agriculture to our nation. They view several movies...
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From Past to Present

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is an impressive lesson on how agricultural practices and technology have advanced over time. Thoughtful discussion topics, good warm up activities, and fine worksheets are all embedded in this eight-page plan. The plan comes from...
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By the Pound

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Agriculture surrounds us every day; incorporate measuring tools into a study of Oklahoma's agricultural industry! Small groups read an informational text (included) before visiting stations where they investigate prices of various...
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Making Choices

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
When choosing what foods to eat, there are a lot of factors to consider. To help make the decision a little easier, young learners work in small groups developing short plays, stories, or advertisements that address the different issues...
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Where Your Food Comes From

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
In this age of globalization, the foods we eat often come from countries scattered all around the world. This research-based lesson asks young scholars to pick two of their favorite food items and investigate the origins of their...
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What If?

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
For many children around the world, food scarcity is a painful reality of daily life. Help young scholars understand the seriousness of this global issue with with a reading of the book The Good Garden. After discussing food security and...
10:41
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The Agricultural Revolution

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rather than simply define the agricultural revolution, invite your learners to consider the advantages and disadvantages that agriculture has brought to humanity as a whole. John Green begins this first episode of this series by...
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Agriculture Counts

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
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...
4:50
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Organic Farmer

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Camp Joy Gardens, a small, non-profit, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm, runs classes for children and adults. The narrator of a short video about Camp Joy Gardens explains how CSA farms can work as a profitable business, as...
9:49
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The Future of Food - Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A highly informative, and thought-provoking video on the history of the growing and selling of food awaits your students. It's a topic not often covered in social studies classes, so this video could be a good addition to a unit on...
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History of Farming

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This student produced video is quite good! In three and a half minutes, she takes viewers through a brief history of farming on our planet. She also gets into early dwellings and early tools. Impressive!
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Dr. Panda's Veggie Garden

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Friends arrive at the farm and aspiring agronomists help the farmer to grow what the friends want. With adorable animation and charming background music, little ones practice virtual gardening and farming while developing cognitive...
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Farming: It's a Fact

For Teachers 7th - 11th
What does it take to work in agribusiness? Conduct and explorative investigation which describes where our food dollars go, who makes money on what we buy, and jobs related to agriculture. The class plays an interactive game, analyzes a...
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Becoming Familiar with Ruminant Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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!
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How Much is Dirt Worth?

For Teachers 7th
Dirt is worthless, isn't it? Find out the true value of dirt, and by dirt I mean soil. The class explores what makes soil, the types of soil, and what happens when soil becomes void of its nutrients. There are several great activities,...
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Career Trek: Agricultural Careers

For Teachers 7th
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...
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Farming: It's a Fact

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Understanding where our food and textiles come from is key to understanding business, economics, and the importance of modern agriculture. Learners play a game, read text to determine farm fact from opinion, and itemize a grocery receipt...
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Trail of the Tomato Growers

For Students 10th - 12th
Economic pressures to produce and harvest in order to meet consumer needs is a very real issue. In small groups, the class uses three guiding questions to research the pressures on tomato growers to harvest at a level that meets the...