Lesson Plans - 3rd - 5th Articles

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Agriculture BINGO

1/30/2017

Students will be familiarized with the importance of agriculture and how it touches their everyday lives.

Agriculture Pictionary

1/29/2017

Students will explore the uses of common Iowa products by playing the agriculture version of the popular game, Pictionary.

Animals in Iowa

1/28/2017

The students will learn about livestock raised in Iowa while strengthening their language arts and 21st century skills through basic internet research.

Apple Production

1/27/2017

Students will learn and identify factors that go into producing an apple. They will learn how an apple grows throughout each season and how each season is important for apple production.

Avian Influenza - Supply and Demand

1/26/2017

Students will gain an understanding of supply and demand, making predictions for the price of future egg prices.

Beef Mathematics

1/25/2017

To help students understand how beef cattle are raised and the role that plays in their lives and in Iowa, while practicing math topics outlined by Iowa Core standards.

Beef Science

1/25/2017

To help students understand how beef cattle are raised and the role that plays in their lives and in Iowa.

Biodegradable Packing Peanuts

1/25/2017

Students will compare packing peanuts made from Styrofoam with ones made from biodegradable materials (like corn), identify which are made from renewable and nonrenewable resources, and evaluate the impact of each on environment.

Build a Calf

1/25/2017

Students will explore genes and heredity in the context of beef cattle.

By-Product Riddle

1/24/2017

Students will learn and exercise knowledge of the uses of by-products of common Midwestern crops.

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