Jr./Sr. High School Resources
Ag in the Classroom has great e-learning resources for junior & senior high school students! Check out some of these options:
Journey 2050 – A virtual farm simulation that explores world food sustainability. Students explore how to sustainably feed the world’s growing population by 2050. Once you register as a teacher, your students can enter your teacher code before playing each level and the game will generate a student report.
Hungry Planet – What the World Eats – explore the global food supply with portraits of 30 families from around the world showing what one week of groceries looks like for their family
- Photographer Peter Menzel TED Talk
- Lesson Plan (Grades 6-8)
- What the World Eats – graphs of calories & meat consumption by country
Purple Plow Puzzlers – hands-on STEM activities. Some of these can be done with simple materials that students may have around the house.
Growing a Nation – an interactive timeline of the history of Agriculture in the United States
Ag Explorer – virtual field trips to explore ag careers. Each one has an educator guide with options for extension activities.
Journey of a Gene – explore biotechnology and the science of genetic engineering with step-by-step videos, computer based activities and quizzes