Students will use knowledge of climate and landforms to study food production regions throughout the United States.
Students will explore the variety of milks available and the source of those milks.
Students will learn about the sources of different foods by differentiating between foods originating from plants and foods originating from animals.
Students will explore the life cycles and traits of apples and pumpkins.
Students will learn the life cycle of a honey bee and their importance to agriculture through pollination.
Students will understand the importance of bees and the basics of pollination.
Students will understand that corn is a vegetable and some of the different parts of a corn plant by taking a closer look at corn plants. Students will gain language arts and science skills through analyzing this common Iowa vegetable.
Students will learn about goods and services and how different goods get from the farm to the consumer.
The students will be able to identify food groups and healthy food options.
By the end of this lesson, students will: 1. understand a farmer's responsibilities and skills. 2. have an opportunity to collaborate with their team to make decisions for their farm.