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Title: Some things about agriculture kids just want to know ' ' ' and we've come up with a fun and exciting


1
BATTER UP!
Some things about agriculture kids just want to
know . . . and we've come up with a fun and
exciting way to teach them!
2
BATTER UP!
Some things about agriculture kids just want to
know . . . and we've come up with a fun and
exciting way to help teach them!
3
Batter Up for Teachers
  • Batter Up for Teachers includes Agriculture
    Related Lesson Plans. The lessons are
    structured for grades kindergarten through 8. The
    goal is to create fun lessons that incorporate
    agriculture into English, math, geography,
    science, and social studies. Featured are various
    lesson plans, classroom activities, and learning
    tools based on agriculture, math and computer
    science.

4
AGRICULTURE IS EVERYWHERE!
  • How much does your class really know about
    agriculture?

Do your students think food is actually grown
and manufactured in the grocery store?
5
FARMING IS ALL AROUND YOU!
  • Did you know the ball for a baseball game is from
    the farm?

The food you ate for lunch was grown on a farm.
Some of the clothes you are wearing came from a
farm animal.
The land your school is built on was once
probably farm land.
6
INNING 1
Broiler Chickens
Layer Chickens
What is a chicken?
FASCINATING EGG FACTS
Two Different Kinds of Chickens A broiler chicken
is a chicken that is raised for its meat. A
layer chicken is a chicken that is raised for
its eggs.
Lessons Plans University of Illinois Extension
ALL ABOUT CHICKENS FOR KIDS AND TEACHERS
7
The Great Plant Escape!
INNING 2
Oh, What a Beautiful World!
Nursery, Greenhouse, and Landscape
From the Educators Desk Reference Lesson Plan
Adopt a Seed- From Seed to Plant
Interactive Web-based learning experience 4-H
Virtual Forest 4-H Users Guide and Activity
Sheets for Virtual Forest
8
Some really exciting sites from the University of
Illinois Extension
9
INNING 3
Dairy - Lesson Plan
Dairy Cows
http//www.moomilk.com4-H Virtual Farm -
DairyQuestions and Answers to cows Quiz
Vitural Story The Story of Milk Cow Game dot
to dot When is a Cow more than a Cow?Milk of Life
10
INNING 4
CORN
Lessons Plans Corn in the classroom Corn
Curriculum
  • Corn - An A-Mazing Grain
  • Corn can be found
  • Corn Products
  • Korn for Kidz
  • Sweet Corn
  • Corn Facts
  • Corn for Teachers

11
INNING 5
Fruits and Vegetables
Serve Up Classroom Nutrition Activities!
  • Kids World (Nutrition, Food Safety, General Ag
    History, Plant Nutrition)
  • Pumpkins
  • Fruit and Vegetable listing
  • There is a rainbow on my plate
  • Where does food come from?

12
Garden of Success
  • Plant 5 rows of Peas..
  • Preparedness, Promptness, Perseverance,
    Politeness,
  • Include 3 rows of Squash
  • Squash gossip, Squash criticism, Squash
    indifference
  • Add 5 rows of Lettuce..
  • Let us be faithful, Let us be loyal, Let us be
    truthful,
  • Let us be unselfish, Let us love one another.
  • No garden is really complete without Turnips
  • Turn up happy,
  • Turn up with a smile,
  • Turn up with a new idea,
  • Turn up with real determination.
  • May your garden flourish!

13
INNING 6
SOYBEANS
  • http//www.mda.state.mi.us/kids/countyfair/crops/s
    oy/
  • http//www.clarkswcd.org/Kids/AgCons.htm
  • http//www.usda.gov/nass/nasskids/games/scramble/s
    oywrd.htm
  • Bean to Color http//www.ilsoy.org/resources/Kids
    /Bennie_the_Bean.pdf
  • NC Soybean Connections for Kids
  • Ags Cool - Soybean

Do you know how Soybeans are used?
Some crayons are made from soybeans. They are
safer to use, brighter in color, and less
expensive than regular crayons to make. One
acre of soybeans can produce 82,368 crayons.
Soybeans grown in pods similar to peas. Soybean
oil is the most widely used vegetable oil.
Soybeans are grown in more than 29 states.
14
INNING 7
  • Beef Cattle - Bring on the Beef
  • Beef By Products
  • Other Beef by Products

4-H Virtual Farm - Beef
15
INNING 8
EGGS
  • Egg-citing Eggs
  • An "Eggs"ellent Math Unit!!!
  • 4-H Virtual Farm - Poultry
  • Fascinating Egg Facts
  • Word Scramble
  • The Incredible Edible Egg ( American Egg Board)
  • Eggs-Periments
  • Eggs
  • Basic Egg Facts

16
INNING 9
WHEAT
One bushel of wheat yields enough flour for 73
one-pound loaves of white bread. 
  • Wheat From the Farm to You
  • 4-H Virtual Farm - Wheat
  • Lesson Plan The Little Red Hen
  • The Wheat Kernal

Wheat is the most versatile grain know to
mankind. For many centuries wheat has been called
"the staff of life" because it is a storehouse of
health-giving nutrients.
One bushel of wheat contains approximately 1
million individual kernels.
17
FARM ANIMALS
Did you know?
Did you know? A male horse is called a stallion.
A baby horse is called a foal. A colt is a young
male. A mature female horseis called a mare.
Females are valued for breeding. The horse family
are equines.
The height of horses are measured in hands. How
many hands tall are you
18
Did you know? A male horse is called a stallion.
A baby horse is called a foal. A colt is a young
male. A mature female horseis called a mare.
Females are valued for breeding. The horse family
are equines.
Horses
Did you know? A mature female horse is called a
mare. Females are valued for breeding. The horse
family are equines.
Did you know?A male horse is called astallion.
Horses can reachspeeds of 60mph. Quarterhorses
run shorter distances.
19
Chef
Accountant
Farmers Wear Many Hats!
Nutritionist, Dietician
Bookkeeper
Scientist
Business Person
20
Teachers Resources
  • FARM RELATED LESSON PLANS
  • Agriculture in the Classroom
  • Utah Agriculture in the Classroom
  • The Educators Reference Desk
  • http//atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Farm/
  • http//www.theteachersguide.com/onthefarm.htm
  • http//www.proteacher.com/090006.shtml
  • http//www.thekcrew.net/units.html
  • http//www.midwestdairy.com/content.cfm?contentali
    ass_teacherslessonplanmilkfromcowtoyou
  • Got Milk http//www.mda.mo.gov/pdf/AgLitContest2
    0012nd.pdf

21
Teachers Resources
  • Trees Sprout Classroom Lessons Throughout the
    Year
  • Ag Lesson Plans in Power Point
  • Forestry Fun for Kids
  • The food they buy at the grocery store and
    understand that it ultimately comes from plants
    or animals
  • Kansas Foundation for Ag in the Classroom
    Lessons
  • A Day on the Farm
  • Farm Animals/Farm Life
  • LESSONS PLANS
  • Teacher Created Lessons Plans
  • Lesson Plan Library (plans for K-5 grade)
    (plans for 6-8 grade) (plans for 9-12 grade)
  • Web Portal for Educators
  • Lesson Plans Page
  • USDA for KIDS
  • Agriculture in the Classroom
  • Math Baseball Game
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