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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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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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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.

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This fun descriptive book touches on many of the STEM careers that women hold within the U.S. Throughout this book the USGS points out the many facets of research carried out by USGS STEM scientists in an effort to show career options and pathways not typically pursued. The women portrayed were selected by USGS associate and regional directors as representative of particular fields and to inspire future generations. This book needs to be returned. 

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Acres of Adventures – 1

National 4-H Curriculum

This is a two book series for educators desiring to enrich the scientific learning environment by tying lessons into week long celebrations of Agriculture. It is created by the National 4-H Curriculum for cultivating excitement for science and agriculture in school and in afterschool programs.

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Acres of Adventures – 2

National 4-H Curriculum

This is a two book series for educators desiring to enrich the scientific learning environment by tying lessons into week long celebrations of Agriculture. It is created by the National 4-H Curriculum for cultivating excitement for science and agriculture in school and in afterschool programs.

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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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Ag Today – Issue 3

National Agriculture in the Classroom

This six part series is a publication of National Agriculture in the Classroom. Issue three examines the relationship between agriculture and the environment. Students will learn about our invaluable natural resources including sun, soil, water, and air. They will also discover the important role technology plays in helping protect the environment. Teacher guide is included.

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.

Additional publications: Ag Today Issue 1, Ag Today Issue 2, Ag Today Issue 4, Ag Today Issue 5, Ag Today Issue 6