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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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Bring Home the Blue, Not the Flu Online Modules

Using the context of a county fair livestock show, students explore how zoonotic diseases are spread. This program is designed to educate youth about the spread of disease and best practices for human and animal interaction. The online module can be accessed directly for virtual or remote learning. For in-person learning, see the full lesson plans linked below for upper elementary and secondary classrooms.

Trisha Collins, BS; Brittney Nelson, BS; Abbey Canon, DVM, MPH, DACVPM; Molly Lee, DVM, MPH, DACVPM; Kristen Obbink, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
The Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
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