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This 2-sided 18×24″ poster features Oregon’s cherry industry and the life cycle of Honey bees. A great additional to celebrate the upcoming Spring season.

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Students read How to Grow a Monster, describe the needs of a zucchini plant, identify the structure and function of zucchini plant parts, grow classroom zucchini plants, and experiment with different environments and growing conditions. Kit includes a copy of the book, How to Grow a Monster, cups and seeds for a class set of 25 students. This kit does not need to be returned. Limit 1 per class.

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Students explore tart cherry production in the United States and explain why producers and consumers are needed in the cherry industry. Kit includes 15 sets of the Cherry Trees to Cherry Treats cards. This kit does not 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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Invites young readers to find various quantities of such things as farm animals and tools which are labeled in the illustrations of rural scenes, including a sheep farm, an orchard, a rice paddy, and bee hives. This book needs to be returned. 

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Discover how technological advances and economic forces influence the size of farms in the United States. Evaluate the pros and cons of large-scale agriculture for the production of our food, fuel and fiber and identify the similarities and differences in commercial vs subsistence farming. The kit will include six sets of 21 Farm Profile cards. This kit includes materials for six groups of students. This kit does not need to be returned.

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Plant Life

Peter Riley

This series is an introduction to the key science subjects, explaining the main scientific principles and showing how they work. Plant Life details the variety of plants in the world and how they grow and fertilize.’

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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.

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Yarn, beans, jewel bags, cotton balls, and a paper lesson plan

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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Seed, Soil, Sun

Cris Peterson

Seed. Soil. Sun. With these simple ingredients, nature creates our food. This beautifully written book by Cris Peterson, brings both wonder and clarity to the subject of agriculture, celebrating the cycle of growth, harvest, and renewal. The photography that conveys this story is a perfect fit for this story. The companion book to the Seed, Soil, Sun lesson plan and the Seed, Soil, Sun Kit. Please check the kit out separately.

In this kit, students learn what a plant need to grow and thrive, represented by a growing bracelet; each different colored bead is what a plant needs to live, and pipe-cleaner is the plant. Click here for the downloadable lesson plan.  This kit includes one pipe-cleaner and six different colored beads per student.

This kit does not need to be returned. 

This Kit Includes:

Pipe cleaners, beads, and a paper lesson plan

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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