Where's The Beef? and Got Milk?
Learners examine the beef and dairy farms located in North Dakota. In groups, they research the annual precipitation in the state and how the weather affects activities on the farms. They complete a worksheet to end the lesson.
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A New Bedford Voyage!
A thorough set of activities, articles, and reference material can enlighten your class about the history of whaling in New England. Kids travel back to a time when whale products were valuable and hunting whales was a way to help the...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Where your food comes from
Students research where their favorite ingredients come from. In this ingredients lesson plan, students pick 2 ingredients and use the Internet to research where those ingredients originated from. Students then record their findings in a...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
The Geography of Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving dinner is a time of savory sauces and delicious dinners. But where do all those ingredients come from? Teach middle schoolers about local agriculture with a lesson that focuses on the elements of a traditional Thanksgiving...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What We Eat, Where We Sleep: Documenting Daily Life to Tell Stories
This is not just a New York Time article to read, this is a set of amazing activity ideas all related to the slide shows "Breaking Bread Everywhere" and "Where Children Sleep." Your class can view each show, read about what they mean...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts