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The California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom works with K-12 teachers, students, and community leaders, to enhance education using agricultural examples. This site provides information about teacher training, student programs, agriculture weblinks, and many resource materials for the classroom. Those materials include downloadable curriculum units covering topics such as heredity, cycles, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Ref. material, Message board
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Environmental science, Soil science
 
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The Florida Center for Environmental Studies site acts as a university system research and training facilitator and environmental education center with activities that especially address the issues of water dominated ecosystems. There is information on: the Agro-Ecology program, which focuses on the interface between agriculture and natural systems in Florida; the Riverwoods Field Laboratory, which ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, Clearinghouse, Email lists
Subject: Agricultural science, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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In this lesson plan students will research, discuss, and write reports on the relationship between climate and agriculture. They will pretend that they have just purchased farms in specific parts of the United States and will investigate the weather and climate of that region in order to maximize the chances that their farms will succeed. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Agricultural science, Climatology, Ecology
 
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The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAOSTAT) is an on-line and multilingual database currently containing over 1 million time-series records covering international statistics in the following areas: Production, Trade, Food Balance Sheets, Fertilizer and Pesticides, Land Use and Irrigation, Forest Products, Fishery Products, Population, Agricultural Machinery, and Food Aid ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Agricultural science, Forestry, Geology
 
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The National Agricultural Library (NAL) kids and teens page features links to book and magazine article abstracts, online interactives, educator resources and information about animals, livestock and agriculture; the environment, food and nutrition, general science, and horticulture. The education and outreach page fatures links to several collections of educational materials for teachers, parents, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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Mission Geography uses existing NASA data and images where possible to engage students in active, hands-on inquiry, modeling the scientific method and developing students; understanding of environment-society relations and earth science. This module begins with investigations of how observations are obtained and interpreted. Earth observations from space play an important role in weather reports, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Space science
 
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Mission Geography uses existing NASA data and images where possible to engage students in active, hands-on inquiry, modeling the scientific method and developing students' understanding of environment-society relations and earth science. This module includes three investigations dealing with agricultural systems and related environmental problems and opportunities, including their capacities for sustaining ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Policy issues, Technology
 
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This site features links to more than forty NASA radar images of areas of ecological or agricultural interest, including brief descriptions of the respective processes and settings. The images were created with the Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C and X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SIR-C/X-SAR) as part of NASA's Mission to Planet Earth. The radar illuminates Earth with microwaves allowing detailed observations ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Agricultural science, Ecology, Technology
 
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This activity will enable students to see the links between specific areas of environmental science. They will especially realize how science must inform policy if land use and zoning regulations are to be sustainable for both the human and natural economy. During this activity students will synthesize several areas of environmental science including water quality, soil quality and capabilities, land ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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In this activity students will use grass plants grown over a one week period in the classroom to calculate productivity rates using two methods of collection. At the end of this lab students will understand the concept of primary productivity and will have used one or more methods to calculate it. They will have also been introduced to the concepts of standing biomass, net productivity versus gross ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Environmental science
 
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