Teaching Materials

Welcome to the Educator Resources section of the Knowledge Center. As a networking agent, it is our goal to help share information about agriculture with a wide variety of audiences. We will be posting lesson plan ideas, teaching tools and other resources here to help formal and non-formal educators share the agricultural story with children, youth, and adults in a variety of ways!

We hope that you will take the time to visit this page for ideas – and to share some of your own! If you have a suggestion or variation on a posted idea or lesson we would love for you to share it so that we can all learn and expand our options! If you have a lesson you would like to share, please feel free to email the Knowledge Center team via the Contact Us option at the bottom of the screen with your idea and pictures!
 

We look forward to helping to share fun and unique ways to teach about agriculture!
 

Thanks,

The Knowledge Center Team

Posts

From Seed to Feed - Soybean Planting and Harvesting

We shared about corn last week - now it's soybean's turn!!  Full season soybeans have been planted and are now emerging from the ground...you may even drive by some on your way to work or school each day!  We're excited to be able to share a new infographic with you that highlights all of the steps and stages that soybeans and soybean farmers go through...from seed to feed!
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From Seed to Feed - Corn Planting and Harvesting

Its that time of year!  Corn has been planted and is now emerging from the ground...you may even drive by some on your way to work or school each day!  We're excited to be able to share a new infographic with you that highlights all of the steps and stages that corn and corn farmers go through...from seed to feed!
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I'm All Ears

Corn can be found in many different products that we use...from food to pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and industrials uses, it has an impact on many parts of our every day life.  This infographic shows some of corn's uses...
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Ahoy Soy!

Harvest is in full swing!  Did you know that soybeans can be found in livestock food, human food, building materials, textiles and much more??
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"The Fabric of Our Lives"

Cotton is a multipurpose crop...the majority is composed of seed which can be turned into oil, meal and hulls while the rest is fiber cotton.  Check out some of the things that can be made from one bale of cotton (480 lbs of cotton)...
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