2020 Ag Science Grant Winners

Even in the midst of school shutdowns and remote or hybrid learning, seven local teachers used Ag Science Grants to fuel learning about food & farming! Check out our 2020 recipients below.

Desktop Greenhouse kits for students to learn about plant growth.

Supplies for pre-K students to learn about different types of flour & make play-doh.

Food Evolution DVD for students to learn about biotechnology.

Hydroponic gardening system for 3rd-5th grade students.

Books & hands-on learning kits for Kindergarten students to learn about farm animals.

Seeds & supplies for Culinary Arts classes to grow fruits, herbs & vegetables to be used in class.

Supplies for students to learn about seed germination & container gardens.

Illinois Family Reading Night – Nov. 19

Check out these activities & snack recipes for a fun Family Reading Night! Find links to books you can read online or watch as a read-a-loud plus kid-friendly snack recipes & activities.

Get the Dirt on Soil!

Dig deeper into the world beneath your feet and explore the science of soil with these resources & learning ag-tivities!

McLean County (IL) teachers can request ag mags and soil activity kits for their classroom: Click here

Online Reading Materials

Soil Ag-tivities

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Thanksgiving – A Cornucopia of Ideas!

Gobble up these lesson ideas for your classroom from turkey to cranberries and more!

McLean County (IL) teachers can request ag mags and Thanksgiving activity kits for their classroom: Click here

Online Reading Materials

Ag-tivities

Books to Read – set up a FREE account on www.openlibrary.org to read these online books for FREE!

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Ethanol: From Field to Fuel

Did you know there’s corn in your car’s gas tank? Almost all of the gasoline sold in the U.S. contains ethanol – a biofuel made most often from corn. Check out these learning activities to learn more about ethanol!

McLean County (IL) teachers can request ag mags and ethanol activity kits for their classroom: Click here

Online Reading Materials

Ag-tivities

Books to Read – set up a FREE account on www.openlibrary.org to read these online books for FREE!

Ethanol Videos

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