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!


The Knowledge Center Team


New Resource for Youth and Agriculture!

Are you an ag educator looking to for some help and resources to engage and educate young people in agriculture?  Or maybe you are a student looking for more information about agriculture?  USDA has launched a new website that is a great resource!
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Electronic Record Keeping Sheet for 4-H Livestock Projects

Oh record books.  If you are, or were a 4-H member..or parent, we're sure that you know what we mean.  While a necessary part of the whole 4-H project experience, they often get set aside until after the project is done and it's time to turn them in...which can lead to some stress for everyone, right?
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Anatomy Of A Good Buyers Letter for Show and Sales

Buyers letters are an important part of a successful Show and Sale for all 4-H and FFA members...but sometimes writing a good letter can be challenging!  We have created a resource to help walk you through the "anatomy" of a good letter...and provide some other helpful tips!
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State Fact Palm Cards

Looking for an easy way to share some quick facts about agriculture in Virginia or West Virginia?  Check out these palm cards!
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Ag Coloring Sheets

Have an event geared towards younger kids?  Want to share some ag facts while allowing kids to color and have fun?  Then you might want to check out these Ag Coloring Sheets!
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