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National Agriculture in the Classroom


6th–8th GRADES

Apple Genetics: A Tasty Phenomena

Distinguish between sexual and asexual reproduction to explain how new varieties of apples are developed and then propagated to meet consumer demand.

Food Scientist for a Day

Students will discover some of the science involved in the production of food, explore careers in the area of food science, and develop an ice cream to represent their school.

Source Search

Using an interactive Kahoot Challenge, students will learn that agriculture and natural resources provide nearly all of the products we rely on in any given day.

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