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Oregon Agriculture- A Growing Industry

Oregon Department of Agriculture

This intriguing 16 minute video goes through the wide variety of commodities that Oregon grows. It breaks the state up into regions and provides information and facts about what each region excels at. This video will allow students to have a greater understanding of the quality crops Oregon grows and will be able to share that with others.

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This DVD explains how a farmer takes the mint that they have grown to how it then ends up as an oil. It illustrates the process that is done from harvest, to going through the mill, and then being a flavor that is so well known.

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Combine Harvesters

Hannah Wilson

This book belongs to the great Kingfisher Readers series. This series includes books made for different reading levels, this book is level 2. It includes engaging pictures to help readers understand, as well as adding in longer sentences with a broader vocabulary. This book will give students a more in depth understanding of what a combine looks like and how farmers use this large piece of machinery to harvest their crops.

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Bees of Oregon

Insect Pest Prevention and Management

Out of more than 500 bee species in Oregon, this poster selects 18 bees including specie names and a detailed picture. Students will be shocked when they see what these many bee species look like and how they differ. This poster will not need to be returned.

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This teachers guide pairs perfectly with the Cotton’s Journey kit. It includes interactive lessons and classroom activities to teach students about the journey of cotton.

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Spring has arrived and pollen is in the air. Baby Bear does not like the pollen-it sticks to his fur and makes him itchy and sneezy. He’s allergic! He just wishes the pollen were gone. When his friends gather to tell him why they need pollen, Baby Bear learns that pollen is good for the forest and provides food for many animals, including him! Pollen might be something we all love to hate, but can we really live without it? This story explains why we need it. This book will need to be returned.

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‘Til the Cows Come Home

Jodi Icenoggle

The author lassos a traditional Jewish folktale, "The Button Story", sets it in the American West, and rigs it up with tongue-tingling cowboy language to create an engaging story.

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A Guide to Oregon’s Forest Wildlife

Oregon Forest Resources Institute

Why so the different animals in Oregon’s forests choose to live where they do? This booklet describes some of the wildlife associated with stands of different age classes.

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This revised and updated publication is designed to assist forest landowners, land managers, students, and educators in understanding how forests provide habitat for different wildlife and plant species. It describes the specific habitat requirements of selected species found in forested habitats across all ecoregions in Oregon. It provides teachers and students a way to learn more about wildlife species and the forest habitats they use and helps landowners and land managers determine what species to include in their management plans.

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A Pocket Full of Goobers

Barbara Mitchell

This book relates the scientific efforts of George Washington Carver, especially his production of more than 300 uses for the peanut.