Join us June 4-7 for our 2019 Summer AITC Workshop for Teachers!
4 Days of field trips, tours & hands on lesson ideas Geared for pre-K to grade 12 educators Earn 30 PDCHs (professional development clock hours), plus 2 graduate level college credit hours available (additional fee) Learn about FREE resources for STEM lessons aligned with Common Core & Next Generation Science Standards Take home lesson ideas, materials & grant opportunities for use in your classroom next year!
Cost is $95 for the workshop. Tuition for 2 hours of Graduate Credit from St. Francis University is $200.
Click here to register.
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.