ERIC Number: ED301655
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Nebraska's Ag in the Classroom. Learning Activities.
Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Inst. of Agriculture and Natural Resources.; Nebraska State Dept. of Agriculture, Lincoln.; Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.
This publication contains 22 activities that have been developed to help teachers and students become more aware of, appreciate, and understand the food and fiber production system and its role in the economy and society. Teachers are intended to select activities appropriate to their students' abilities and interests. Each activity contains the following: suggested grade level; subject area(s); background information pertaining to activity; resource addresses to obtain more information pertaining to activity; suggested procedures to use with the materials; additional activities to reinforce or supplement; reproducible worksheets and activity sheets for student use; and answer keys for immediate feedback. Contents include Alfalfa to Zucchini; All About Popcorn; Cattle Chatter; Corny Words; Do You Need the Soil?; A Farm Animal from Wheat; From Hen to Home; Getting to the Core; Grain Sorghum; Liquid Measurement Cow; The Living Soil; The Not So Simple Spud; Oh Shucks; Our Farm Friends; Pig Math; Planting Potatoes and Other Plants; Seeds, Seeds, Seeds; Sheep are Ewe-nique; Spelling Milk Pails; Soybean Math; The Wheat Game; and That Wonderful Beef. A final folder contains a listing of library books and provides resource materials for teacher use. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Inst. of Agriculture and Natural Resources.; Nebraska State Dept. of Agriculture, Lincoln.; Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.