This integrated resource package, sponsored by the Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation, has been prepared for, and by, teachers of primary children. It provides twenty activities for a theme study of seeds, extending the material into all areas of the curriculum.
Endangered Animals is an environmental studies unit based on four children’s books by Canadian author Victoira Miles. Each book gives a glimpse into the daily life of a baby animal – the sea otter pup, the spotted owlet, the bald eaglet, and the cougar kitten. This 94-page unit includes everything a teacher will need to teach an endangered animals unit, including activities to introduce students to the theme, detailed lesson plans for each of the student books, activities integrating the unit across the curriculum, assessment strategies and tools, and reproducible blackline masters.
Information about twenty common fruits and vegetables found in grocery stores and grown in gardens.
Get ready for Groundhog Day with this teacher-friendly unit. You will find easy-to-learn songs; a play for your students to perform; and Language Arts, Math, Writing, Science, Art and Reading activities.
Activities aimed at introducing grades 3-5 students to the key concepts of magnetism.
In this hands-on unit for the study of soils, students will learn about land forms, geology, biology, and the physical process of weathering, sedimentation and capillarity of soil. The connection between soil conservation/degradation and agriculture is explored, clearly demonstrating the importance of soil to the production of food.
Grades 5 – 12
Information and activities on spiders.
Factual information written for primary researchers, activity ideas for across the curriculum, blackline masters, and evaluation forms are all included in the package.