Engage students with educator guides for active learning. These activities allow students to learn through many of their senses, while aligning with Nebraska State Education Standards.
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
My Farm Web
Activity Summary: This activity provides an excellent representation of a web to explore the role of agriculture in students daily lives using a graphic organizer as a teaching strategy to explore the definition of agriculture.
3rd Grade – 5th Grade
Agriculture is Everywhere
Activity Summary: In this activity, students will work as a team to create a list of products from agriculture. Once the list-making game is complete, students will research one of their examples to share the human, capital, and entrepreneurial resources to make the goods.
Nebraska Interactive Map Lessons
Activity Summary: Explore sixteen lessons addressing a range of social studies standards with connections to the text, The Nebraska Adventure second edition.
Transportation Across Nebraska
Activity Summary: This activity puts students in the shoes of a career to be “working” for a transportation company. Students will access maps via a computer or tablet and complete a worksheet with questions about how Nebraska agricultural products are in all parts of the state and need to be transported to a variety of locations.
Activity Summary: This activity provides an excellent visual representation of a watershed and how the actions of everyone can impact water resources. Students will create a small watershed by wadding up a piece of paper, highlighting watershed areas, and spraying water to show how water moves across an area.