To help students understand some key differences and similarities between large-scale (farmer) and small-scale (gardeners) food production, while helping students learn to make connections, communicate, and use visual aids to portray concepts.
Students will be familiarized with the importance of agriculture and how it touches their everyday lives.
Students will explore the uses of common Iowa products by playing the agriculture version of the popular game, Pictionary.
The students will learn about livestock raised in Iowa while strengthening their language arts and 21st century skills through basic internet research.
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.
Students will gain an understanding of supply and demand, making predictions for the price of future egg prices.
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.
To help students understand how beef cattle are raised and the role that plays in their lives and in Iowa.
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.