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This is the homepage of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. It features links to news articles and publications on the center's activities and research, including research and programs that can make agriculture more profitable and keep small and mid-sized farmers on the land. There are also articles on new consumer attitudes regarding the food they eat, an extensive ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Periodical, Proceedings, Report
Subject: Agricultural science
 
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Pages from this book include a maze, crossword puzzle, word search, and math exercise in addition to coloring sheets. Each of the activities contain an agricultural theme; many of the coloring pages honor the life and work of Dr. Carver. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Agricultural science
 
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Sci4Kids is a series of stories about what scientists do at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS). The stories in Sci4Kids are based on some of the articles in the ARS monthly Agricultural Research magazine and other news reports. Sci4Kids stories illustrate how science is not something far away in a laboratory, but is wired right into daily life. Ideas and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Ref. material
Subject: Agricultural science
 
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This online game provides questions about what resources are used to produce certain products. The resources considered are air, water, fossil fuel, land, animals, plants, and minerals. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Agricultural science
 
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In this lesson, students will identify manmade structures and the time periods in which they were created, learn how human endeavors affect the landscape, identify different types of plants that now grow wild as a result of colonial farming activity, and simulate colonial life by recreating foods that would have been produced at that time. First, they will go outside, examine the landscape, and imagine ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Field activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Agricultural science, Human geography
 
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Obesity is on the rise in the United States, due primarily to the size and composition of the American diet. Discussion topics include lack of exercise, changes in calorie intake over time, and environmental impacts of these increases in consumption. Each student will particpate in an activity in which they investigate how their own diets affect the agricultural demands of a hypothetical country. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Calculation / Conversion tool
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science
 
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This article describes an interdisciplinary undergraduate course in the science and policy of sustainable agriculture that was developed for students majoring in political science. As the theme of the course was both the science and politics of sustainable agriculture, the authors selected and developed materials that featured both natural and social science domains. The major barriers to learning ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Agricultural science, Educational theory and practice
 
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Fourth and fifth grade students can participate in these lessons and classroom activities concerning plants and plant science. Each lesson in this program is interdisciplinary, and is designed to introduce students to plant science and increase their understanding of how food grows. Students will identify the different parts of plants, what is needed for plants to grow, and learn about plant life ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology
 
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Teachers can access a variety of lesson plans and activities on plants. The lessons in this program are interdisciplinary, and are designed to introduce students to plant science. Each lesson plan features introductory and background information, instructions, additional materials for deeper study, and resources lists. A glossary and links to other related sites are also included. A Spanish translation ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology
 
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This resource provides links to sites with information related to agriculture for students, parents, and teachers. Materials include games, puzzles, activities, and information on science fair topics, agricultural conservation, meat and poultry inspection, the food pyramid, food safety, and many other topics. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science
 
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