To remain relevant in the classroom, Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom creates professionally designed curriculum that relates to Nebraska State Education Content Standards using agriculture as the vehicle to teach. The resources listed below are free to teachers and can be requested by contacting foundationforag@nefb.org or can be downloaded by clicking on their link.

 


apple orchardA'maize'ing Corn Activities

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Core Subjects: Language Arts | Social Studies | Math | Science

Explore lessons focusing on bulletin board ideas, experiments, corn word puzzles and mapping activities.

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apple orchardA Peek at Pork

Grade: 3rd, 4th
Core Subjects: Science | Social Studies | Reading & Writing

This packet contains "The Amazing Pig" DVD and teacher's guide with lessons about mapping, the food chain, pork products, food processing and nutrition.

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apple orchardBeef It Up

Grades: 3rd, 4th
Core Subjects: Math | Language Arts

A teacher’s guide with lessons about beef cattle products, the environment, and time lines.

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apple orchardBeef Reader

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Core Subjects: Language Arts | Math | Science | Social Studies

Explore with Cowboy Caden, a 9-year old Nebraska ranch kid, while he learns about beef cattle and the environment. Contact foundationforag@nefb.org to order a set of 30 booklets.

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apple orchardThe Big Apple

Grades: 5th - 12th
Core Subjects: Math

Use these group activities designed to convey the experience of buying and selling apples in a competitive market. Learn more about trading session transactions and graphing market deals.

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apple orchardCorn

Grade: 2nd
Core Subjects: Language Arts

This lesson contains a literature book, teacher’s guide and student activities exploring corn’s fantastic quest from field to plate.

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apple orchardThe Incredible Egg

Grades:3rd, 4th
Core Subjects: Science

Integrate this unit with daily lesson plans into your student activities to help students learn more about eggs.

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apple orchardPig Mania

Grades:4th, 5th, 6th
Core Subjects: Language Arts

A teacher’s guide with student lessons about pigs working with vocabulary and reading comprehension.

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apple orchardPopcorn Folder Activities

Grade: 3rd, 4th
Core Subjects: Language Arts

Explore this packet for bulletin board ideas and language arts activities focusing on popping popcorn and where popcorn is grown.

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apple orchardPopular Potatoes

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Core Subjects: Science | Social Studies | Math

Learn more about the production, processing, distribution and marketing of a potato through these lessons aligned to Nebraska State Content Standards.

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apple orchardThe Science of Soy

Grade: 4th - 12th
Core Subjects: Science

This resource provides endless activities using the soybean as the vehicle to teach science. It is aligned with Nebraska Science standards to explore a growth requirement trial, pollination, DNA, and STEM.

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apple orchardSoybeans

Grades: 3rd, 4th
Core Subjects: Language Arts

Enjoy a literature book all about Why the Brown Bean was Blue. In this packet users will find a teacher’s guide with activities.

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