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Corn: Seed to Cereal
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Students will sequence photographs to tell the story of Seed to Cereal, while learning about corn production, beef production, ethanol production, and food production in general.

Subject:
Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation
Author:
Chrissy Dittmer
Cindy Hall
Date Added:
02/05/2018
Create Your Own Herd
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Students will be able to understand how heredity affects agricultural decisions regarding wanted traits in animals, and will understand that DNA contains genes which carry traits from generation to generation.

Subject:
Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation
Author:
Chrissy Dittmer
James Sleep
Date Added:
02/05/2018
Farm Machines: Then & Now
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To learn about history, culture, and innovation in agriculture by comparing old and new farm tools, machines and methods used to plant, harvest, and store corn.

Subject:
Agriculture
English Language Arts
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation
Author:
Chrissy Dittmer
Cindy Hall
Date Added:
02/05/2018
Farmers and Gardeners
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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.

Subject:
Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation
Author:
Chrissy Dittmer
Date Added:
02/05/2018
GMO Decisions
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To expose students to modern agriculture issues, scientific solutions, and the outcomes of those decisions, while discussing the sciences of biology and biotechnology.

Subject:
Applied Science
Agriculture
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation
Author:
Chrissy Dittmer
Date Added:
02/05/2018
Living or Nonliving Things on a Farm
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Students will learn the differences between living and nonliving things and classify items found on a farm accordingly. They will learn what living things need to survive, and what careers work to provide those things. Students will become familiar with some new terms, as well as gain an understanding of life.

Subject:
Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation
Author:
Ashley Westhoff
Chrissy Dittmer
Date Added:
02/05/2018
Soybean Germination and Growth
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Students will learn about the growth and development stages of soybeans, look at different ways soybeans are used, and make a picture book demonstrating the life cycle of a soybean.

Subject:
Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation
Author:
Chrissy Dittmer
Diane Joanning
Date Added:
02/05/2018