After-school programs and summer camps are equipped with hands-on activities that encourage active learning for youth through the Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom Camp & Club Kits. All resources align to Nebraska State Education Content Standards and can be customized for your program.  Contact Brooke Tempel, education specialist, at brooket@nefb.org or (402) 421-4408 with questions about the kits.


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Kit Level: Sixth – Eighth Grade
Students investigate population growth in the world and develop a plan to grow more food on a shrinking amount of soil through STEM concepts.

Scientific Working Journal

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Lesson One: Our World & Soil

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Lesson Two: Caring for the Earth

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Lesson Three: Traits

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Lesson Four: Choices

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Lesson Five: Germination and Seeds

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Lesson Six: Pollination

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Lesson Seven: Corn Plastic

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Lesson Eight: Final Project

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Kit Level: Kindergarten – Second Grade
Students explore the five food groups and what state-grown foods fit into each group. This club makes a local connection to good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.

Lesson One: Food Groups

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Lesson Two: Fruit

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Lesson Three: Vegetables

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Lesson Four: Grains

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Lesson Five: Protein

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Lesson Six: Dairy

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Lesson Seven: Healthy Living

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Lesson Eight: Wrap Up

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