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The Girl Who Though in Pictures

2021 Literacy Project

Students explore the research of Dr. Temple Grandin in a story about her research in animal handing while preserving in the face of adversity as a young student diagnosed with autism. In this activity, students will take on the role of a engineer to build a model of a corral using play dough. Materials included: a FREE copy of the book, play dough, toothpicks, marbles, and diagrams.

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This activity will introduce students to farm economics and the variable forces affecting crop production and sales. Students will learn that farming is a business and the importance of anticipating and managing risks that affect profit. Find the lesson plan linked below in Related Resources.

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Have your students learn how to make a dichotomous key through mints. In each student bag you will receive 5 different mints which you will distribute, then conduct a lesson on.

Use this link, scroll down and select which of the several lesson delivery options you would like.

 

Your kit includes:
– 5 Different mints sealed in a bag

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Back in the 1830s, a young blacksmith from Vermont, made his mark on American history. John Deere, That’s Who! is the story of John Deere and his development of the steel plow. Beautiful illustrations accompany the fun text and bring the story of this remarkable innovator to life. This kit allows students to be agricultural inventors themselves! Click here for the lesson plan.

This kit does not need to be returned.

Please put the number of students in your class in the quantity section at checkout to ensure the correct number of supplies gets to you.

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Peppermint oil is provided for making peppermints from the No Cook Peppermints lesson.

1-2 drops of oil will make approximately 75 candies.

**No need to return the vial.

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Grow your own necklace! This kit contains materials for your students to plant a seed in a jewel bag attached to yarn, thus creating a “living necklace.” Given time and water, the necklace will be alive with a growing sprout in a few days. An excellent activity for teaching plant growth requirements. Kit includes: yarn, cotton ball, bean seed and plastic bag. Click here for lesson plan.

This kit does not need to be returned. 

Please put the number of students in your class in the quantity section at checkout to ensure the correct number of supplies gets to you.

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Grow a bean in a bag using water beads! Each water bead is colored and represents the needs of plant for growth and development. This kit does not need to be returned. 

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Students will get hooked on wool spinning as they learn about wool and where it comes from. Using carded wool and spinning hooks, students will create friendship bracelets to wear home! For more information on spinning and dyeing wool, please download our Wool Spinning lesson (included with kit). Also, check out Weaving the Rainbow, an excellent companion book for this activity.

For further hands-on wool activities download this PDF, Hands-On With Wool. This document includes 5 different wool activities: spinning, Kool-Aid dying, natural dying, weaving the wool, and Ziploc felting. Detailed instructions and a materials list can also be located within this document.

Kit generously donated by the Oregon Sheep Commission.

Kit includes wool and spinning hooks for 25 students. Please put the number of students in your class in the quantity section at checkout to ensure the correct number of supplies gets to you. This kit does not need to be returned.

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This kit accompanies the ‘Til the Cows Come Home Literacy Project. The Ag Tag Matching Game links commodities to their many by-products and shows how even “waste” materials can be made into something useful. Click here for the lesson plan. If you would like the book, please check it out separately. This whole kit needs to be returned. 

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The Tree Farmer

Chuck Leavell

A Grandson confronts his Grandfather, a tree farmer, about how he can grow trees with so much love and care, only to cut them down. But as they walk together through the trees, they discover the majesty of the forest and enjoy the life journey of each tree. The Tree Farmer takes young readers on a magical journey through the forest, in a tale of the gifts of trees and our responsibility to care for trees, generation to generation. The companion book to The Gift of Trees lesson plan and The Gift of Trees Kit. Please check the kit out separately from the book.

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