Teacher Guides - Curricula Articles

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A Better-Tasting and More Digestible Soybean

7/25/2015

An agricultural genetics resource unit for grades 9-12, this curriculum explains techniques in agricultural genetics, uses, and bringing new food products to the marketplace.

A Crime, a Clue, and Biotechnology

7/20/2015

This guide exposes students to biotechnology's complex scientific and technological issues as well as arouse students' interest in pursuing careers in science and technology. It introduces students to more than 300 agricultural careers. Students will learn about the six employment areas of agriculture and identify the careers available in each.

A Guide to Food and Fiber Systems Literacy

7/15/2015

This guide includes a compendium of standards, benchmarks, and sample instructional materials for grades K-12.

Adventures with Mighty Egg

7/10/2015

This guide includes a compendium of standards, benchmarks, and sample instructional materials for grades K-12.

Agricultural Issues Where We Live

7/5/2015

A collection of non-fiction text booklets meant to help students understand the scope of current agricultural issues in Iowa.

Agriculture and the Environment, 3rd Edition Teacher Guide

6/30/2015

This resource is a teacher's guide for bringing the environment into a middle or high school classroom. This guide offers background information for teachers on the interrelated agricultural and environmental issues concerning pesticide use, food safety laws, water quality, wetlands, and endangered species. Each chapter has classroom activities to help bring these topics alive.

Agriculture and the Environment, 3rd Edition

6/30/2015

This resource is a teacher's guide for bringing the environment into a middle or high school classroom. This guide offers background information for teachers on the interrelated agricultural and environmental issues concerning pesticide use, food safety laws, water quality, wetlands, and endangered species. Each chapter has classroom activities to help bring these topics alive.

Fields of Genes; Making Sense of Biotechnology in Agriculture

6/25/2015

This aid breaks down concepts of biotechnology into smaller grade-appropriate ideas, like genetics, genetic engineering, as well as social issues, and environmental stewardship. Find something for any grade level with this resource!

All About Apples

6/25/2015

This packet includes numerous activity sheets, experiments, and other educational activities relating to apples, their varieties, development, and other facts about them.

All About Farmer's Markets

6/20/2015

Designed to help youngsters discover how their food gets from the farm to the fork, this guide uses the farmers market as a basis to become smart consumers, stewards, cooks, and citizens with a cross-curricular approach.

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