Biosecurity Learning Modules
Six self-guided learning modules introducing students to biosecurity on farms. Discover why biosecurity is important, identify what kind of disease agents can be prevented or controlled using biosecurity measures, find the sources of disease, and understand how transmission takes place.
How Does it Grow? Christmas Trees
Why are Christmas trees harvested by helicopter? What is the environmental footprint of a real versus an artificial tree?
Agricultural Communities Resource Library
Browse a variety of National Geographic articles connecting agriculture to the formation of communities beginning 10,000 years ago when humans began to domesticate plants and animals.
Guns, Germs and Steel
Revisit this book, movie, and website for educators. Peel back the layers of history to expose the great forces that have shaped human history over the last 10,000 years.
Have a Ball - Your Sphere of Influence
Antibiotics, GMOs, organic and conventional farming, and sustainability are just a few topics to be included in a discussion about food. Use a beach ball to discuss multiple perspectives and to encourage critical thinking.