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Utilize this inquiry box with our past virtual field trip video on Beef Production. In this box, you will find materials for the At Home on the Range lesson. Students will learn about rangelands by participating in a hands-on activity of growing their own grass to represent a beef or sheep ranch. Students will visit four stations learning about topics such as land use in Oregon, cattle care and nutrition, nutrition of beef products, land stewardship and grazing. Materials provided include 9oz clear cups, peat pellets and grass seed. Materials will be provided for 30 students.

Find the a link to the virtual field trip video and lesson plan here.

Materials will be provided for 30 students. Due to grant funding restrictions, this resource is only available to classrooms and not individual students.

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Utilize this inquiry box with our past virtual field trip video on Beef Production. In this box, you will find materials for the At Home on the Range lesson. Students will learn about rangelands by participating in a hands-on activity of growing their own grass to represent a beef or sheep ranch. Students will visit four stations learning about topics such as land use in Oregon, cattle care and nutrition, nutrition of beef products, land stewardship and grazing. Materials provided include 9oz clear cups, peat pellets and grass seed. Materials are provided for 30 students.

Find the a link to the virtual field trip video and lesson plan here.

Materials will be provided for 30 students. Due to grant funding restrictions, this resource is only available to classrooms and not individual students.

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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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The Tree Farmer is a beautifully illustrated story of a boy and his grandfather, a tree farmer. The book takes readers on a magical journey through the forest, discovering the gift of trees and our responsibility to care for them, generation to  generation. This story is followed by a lesson in which students learn about the many different ways trees are used and how they affect our daily lives. Click here for the lesson plan. Please check the book out separately. 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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Before We Eat: From Farm to Table

Pat Brisson, Mary Azarian

Before we eat, many people must work very hard―planting grain, catching fish, tending animals, and filling crates. In this book, readers find out what must happen before food can get to our table to nourish our bodies and spirits. The companion for this book is the Agricultural Networking Kit. Please check the kit out separately.

Featured as the 2016 Literacy Project book.

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Help students learn about agricultural careers through this fun, hands-on lesson.  Students will learn that agriculture is much more than farming, and they will also learn all the steps their food takes to get from farm to table!  This kit goes perfectly with the book Before We Eat: From Farm to Table and was featured in the 2016 Literacy Project. Please check the book out separately. This kit does not need to be returned. 

Includes:

  • 6 F’s of Agriculture Bags
  • 44 Career Cards
  • Lesson Plan

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Samples of wool including raw wool, scoured wool, roving, and spun yarn. This item does not need to be returned.

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This kit contains everything you need to facilitate the Apple Farming Game activity. This kit contains  the lesson, 30 apple cards, 25 playing cards and 13 scenario cards. Don’t want to wait for the kit? Download the cards and scenarios and play today!  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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