This booklet celebrates the 100th day of school with 100 cross-curricular agriculturally-related activities.
This lesson gives students a better perspective as to how acreage is determined. Using the computer in their pocket students learn to calculate area in feet and acres. Using their results the can calculate biomass, board feet per acre, or even the amount of electrical fencing needed to protect a meadow.
More than four million barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico during the 87-day period following the explosion at the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig on April 20, 2010. The environmental and social effects of the Gulf Oil Spill will continue to draw the attention of educators for years to come as scientists continue to learn more about The Deepwater Horizon blowout and its impacts over time. Help teach your students about this event using PLT activities.
"Are you looking for an engaging way to discuss hot topics affecting the agriculture agriculture with your students? Check out our snapAG Jeopardy game that challenges students with questions in the following topic areas: Growing Crops, Animal Health, Animal Care, Food, Farming Basics, Environment, Pesticides and Plant Biotechnology. This game will add a little bit of competition, and result in a whole lot of learning!"
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Students will learn about agricultural business operation and management. Topics will include accounting, finance, economics, business organization, marketing, and sales. Students will learn about agricultural business operation and management. Topics will include accounting, finance, economics, business organization, marketing, and sales.
"Agricultural Equipment Technicians diagnose, repair, modify, overhaul, service and maintain some of today’s most technologically advanced machines—tractors, combines, cultivators, seeders, sprayers. If you like working with ag equipment and troubleshooting mechanical problems, it’s a great career choice."
Agriculture has a wealth of links to the Saskatchewan curriculum. This document lists each grade and the specific curricular outcomes that connect to agriculture for the related subjects. Outcomes are listed for Science, Health and Social Studies.
Grade 1 to 9.
Ag in the Classroom has hundreds of resources that will assist students, parents and teachers in meeting curriculum outcomes in a FUN, ENGAGING way! Simply use this search tool to find ones that will get you and your students learning about the great things they have to offer!
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A competitive and interactive quiz game that tests your student's knowledge about agriculture. It is a fun and engaging way to challenge students to see who knows the most about how our food is made, agriculture, and much more, in a classroom or at home. With beginner, intermediate, and expert levels it can be used for a variety of different age levels.
Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW) is an annual campaign held the third week of March of each year. Safe & Strong Farms is a three-year campaign celebrating farm safety across Canada. The aim of the campaign is to empower farmers, farm families and farming communities to build, grow, and lead the agricultural industry in safety and sustainability.
The Agriscience/Intro to Agriculture Studies course helps students acquire a broad understanding of a variety of agricultural areas, develop an awareness of the many career opportunities in Agriculture Studies, participate in occupationally relevant experiences, and work cooperatively with a group to develop and expand leadership abilities. Students study California Agriculture Studies, agricultural business, agricultural technologies, natural resources, and animal, plant, and soil sciences.
After identifying technology in Agriculture Studies, this lesson will address current Agriculture Studies technology that is of current public interest.
In the Animal Science course, students study large, small, and specialty animals. Students explore the necessary elements--such as diet, genetics, habitat, and behavior--to create humane, ecologically and economically sustainable animal production systems.
This lesson is designed to make future livestock producers understand what concerns the American consumer has when it comes to livestock production systems. Students will be given the opportunity to develop their own definition of "holistic livestock management" and learn the basics for utilizing these techniques. Students will also be brought up to speed on the most recent laws and regulations that impact the livestock industry and consumers.
This is the culminating lesson for Battle of the Seeds. In this lesson, students will evaluate the effectiveness of different types of weed control (none, manual and chemical) and different types of seed (genetically modified and non-genetically modified). They will then utilize the information from this lab to perform a cost-analysis and determine which type of seed and weed control gives the best outcome financially.
Before the Plate documentary is about the questions, the stories and the people behind where our food comes from and how it gets to our plate. We have developed a comprehensive, curriculum-linked Documentary Viewing Guide for Grades 9-12 students that meets learning outcomes in Science, Social Studies, Health, Careers, PAA and more! The teacher resource includes information about how to gain full viewing access to the Before the Plate documentary (pg. 3).
Try this variation on the Art experience âdecorate binoculars.â It uses small plastic bottles instead of cardboard tubes to make binoculars. They are sturdy and provide a great reinforcement to recycling.
This 7-minute video looks at the introduction of agriculture into human prehistory. [Biology playlist: Lesson 66 of 71]