The Economics of Horticultural Production
Students examine how government programs and sustainable practices can affect farm profitability. In this agriculture lesson students complete several activities that include the prices of food and designing their own ecolabel.
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An ant that won't go away is called a permanent. Learners compare and contrast two mechanical controls for pests in this 11th activity of the series. Based on their comparisons, scholars choose the control they would invest in and give...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Bananas: A Modern Example of Fungus Destruction
What do you call a shoe made from a banana? A slipper! The instructional activity begins by having pupils read an article on Panama disease and the impact it is having on bananas. After answering questions, scholars compare the situation...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Buying and Selling: Getting Cherries into a Pie
Kids keep score as they take on the roles of buyers and sellers in an agribusiness introduction. They play the game for five rounds, each round is made different by having a new economic element added, a discussion follows. Everything...
5th - 8th Science