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354 resources with the keyterm Agriculture

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Human PreHistory 101 Part 3: Agriculture Rocks Our World

For Students 9th - 12th
Around 14,000 years ago, the ice age melted. What did humans do in response? They settled down and began to farm their food. Visit the Fertile Crescent and beyond through animation and narrated explanations. Viewers learn about the birth...
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What's Wrong with Our Food System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
11-year-old Birke Baehr describes what he calls "the dark side of the industrialized food system". Explaining everything from genetically engineered seeds and organisms to Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), Baehr encourages his...
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Red Dirt Groundbreakers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Discover Oklahoma's first farmers. Read about 14 different agriculture workers and their contribution to Oklahoma's farming. After reading, have your class complete several activities such as researching an agriculturist, writing a...
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Genetics

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Become familiar with the basic concepts of inheritance. Your junior high students work through mulitple examples of crosses and calculate probabilities of trait occurance. The explain the concept that each parent contributes one half of...
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From Genes to Jeans

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This unit of lessons is designed for 7th through 9th graders. They are introduced to the world of agriculture and the genetic research and various technologies that are associated with agriculture. Pupils work together to come up with a...
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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...
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The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
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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...
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A Plant's-Eye View

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why is it important to look at the world from other species' points of view? Author Michael Pollan claims it is a way to reanimate the earth, realize Darwinian insights, and to take the food we need from the earth while healing it in the...
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What is Biotechnology?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
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...
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Ag Libs

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
What do farmers do? Introduce young agriculturists to this booming industry in a fun way, incorporating multiple studies and learning styles. Scholars read (or listen to) a brief informational text about the role of American farmers,...
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Agriculture Awareness Through Poetry

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Whether you are viewing a landscape painting of a farm, examining a still-life portrait of a bowl of fruit, or reading a descriptive poem about cultivating food, you can't deny that agriculture plays a major role in visual and language...
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Bread in a Bag

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Could the history of bread really be interesting? Yes, it could! An informational text gives scholars wheat production background from 8,000 years ago, discussing different types of bread and the current industry in Oklahoma. Learners...
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What is Deforestation?

For Students 9th - 12th
An overview of deforestation is the focus of this resource, which present the reader with a list of facts. Ten comprehension questions follow; learners can write their answers on a separate piece of paper. Have your environmental...
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Agriculture and the Environment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the interdependence of agriculture and the environment. They research areas of interdependence and provide examples of situations where farmers are practicing conservation in the local area. Their findings are...
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History of Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ancient, classical, and modern methods of biotechnological methods are introduced in this science PowerPoint. Students should be interested to see how advanced people have been through the ages in adapting their methods to procure...
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Selective Breeding of Farm Animals

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Biology learners read about selective breeding in chickens and how it has produced high-yield meat specimens and rapid egg-layers. The unpleasant effects of artificial selection are explored, as well as options to supporting this...
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Meet Alex from Ancient Greece

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Investigate the agriculture in ancient Greece. Young historians will examine the environment of Greece and discover the agricultural crops of the area. Addtionally, they will "meet" a fictional character named Alex from that time period....
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Early Agricultural Knowledge Crossword Puzzle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this agricultural history worksheet, students use the 25 provided clues to complete the crossword puzzle about early agricultural practices in colonial America.
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World Energy Summit

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Scholars study how humans consume energy and how we impact our environment. After completing a worksheet about the types of energy humans use, groups research one type of energy and present the pro or con side for the use of that energy....
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Watering Our Prairie Farms

For Teachers 5th - 8th
After reading an article about irrigation on Canadian farms, learners participate in a discussion. They individually write an opinion paper about the surrounding issues. A instructional activity like this can be used in an earth science...
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Little Bees, Big Potential

For Teachers 6th - 9th
After reading an article on the alfalfa leafcutting bee, learners chart its characteristics alongside those of the honeybee. Then they draw the leafcutter lifecycle. The article provides fascinating reading when studying the role of...