eLearning

3rd–5th GRADES

  • Desktop Greenhouses

    DESKTOP GREENHOUSES

    Students will investigate the importance of light to plants by creating a desktop greenhouse investigation.

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  • Dirt Shake

    DIRT SHAKE

    Students will explore soil texture by conducting a test to determine the texture of their soil in their garden or yard.

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  • Farming in a Glove : Changing Variables

    FARMING IN A GLOVE: CHANGING VARIABLES

    Students will design an investigation to explore the conditions necessary for germination to occur.

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  • Making Bioplastic

    MAKING BIOPLASTIC

    Students will examine renewable and non-renewable resources with a hands-on exploration of bioplastics made from corn.

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  • My Farm Web

    MY FARM WEB

    Students will use the visual representation of a web to explore the role of agriculture in their daily lives and understand how most of the necessities of life can be traced back to the farm.

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  • Renewable vs Nonrenewable Resources

    RENEWABLE VS NONRENEWABLE RESOURCES

    Students will describe and identify renewable and nonrenewable resources.

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  • Source Search

    SOURCE SEARCH

    Students will discover that agriculture provides nearly all of the products we rely on in any given day by matching everyday items with their source.

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  • Who Grew My Soup?

    WHO GREW MY SOUP?

    Students will identify the source of the food they eat and investigate the processes and people involved in getting food from the farm to their spoon.

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These learning activities have been adapted from the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix and are ready for student eLearning engagement.