Check out the Spring 2019 Purple Plow Challenge: Protect the Pollinators!
Students will research, students will design, test and demonstrate a solution that will sustain or improve pollinator well-being. Get all the resources here: https://www.purpleplow.org/challenges/pollinator-challenge
Submission deadline: May 1!
President’s Day is just around the corner! Check out these books & activities for hands-on learning about these notable Presidents & their connection to agriculture:
Katie Buckley, STEM Educator at LeRoy Junior/Senior High school won a scholarship to attend the 2019 National Ag in the Classroom Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas, June 18-21.
Buckley received the White-Reinhart Fund for Education Scholarship in recognition for her work to incorporate ag in her classroom.
Discovery how plant breeding works with a colorful Ag Mag from the
American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture.
Topics include: definition of seed technology, how DNA works within the cell, what kinds of seeds are found around the world & how plant breeding has evolved.
Recommended for Grades 5-8
Please give us plenty of notice to order these ag mags to allow time for shipping.
Use a 2-liter plastic bottle to make a sub-irrigated planter – a great hands-on STEM activity for students to design and build!
Recommended for Grades 6-8.
Let us know if you need lesson plans or supplies to incorporate this activity in your classroom.