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101 Common Mosses, Liverworts & Lichens of the Olympic Peninsula

Martin Hutten, Karen Hutten, Andrea Woodward

This fun field guide will help students learn about the many different types of mosses, liverworts and lichens! The descriptions are very user friendly and include up-close pictures of each different plant form with details on their purpose and where they can be found. This item will need to be returned.

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Receive a pack of 5 different seed varieties including vegetable seeds, herbs, or flowers.

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FOR HOMESCHOOL EDUCATORS ONLY. Journey through the 6 F’s of Oregon Agriculture to discover the importance of agriculture, a key provider in our everyday life! Students are introduced to the definition of agriculture through the “6 F’s of Agriculture” farming, food, fiber, forestry, fishing and flowers. This lesson will take students on a journey to discover the importance of agriculture through six activities and a booklet to guide their journey. Upon completion of each activity, the teacher will provide students with a sticker to add to their booklet. These activities are in a shortened form below to allow for a quicker journey but can each be extended into a 1-hour lessons using the full lessons found on our website.
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This kit includes a class set of: 6 F’s of Oregon Agriculture Booklets. Living Necklace Kit, Wool Spinning Kit, Sunflower Life Cycle Kit and 6 F’s stickers.

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Maxine and her friend Leo are makers. Maxine’s style is functional. Leo’s style is artistic. Together, They’re determined to make one spectacular garden, including a pond for Maxine’s fabulous goldfish Milton! But their garden attracts all sorts of visitors, with rabbits and squirrels and raccoons feasting on their veggies. Now Maxine and Leo must work together to try (and try and try again) to find a way to save their garden.

 

Perfect for STEM and maker spaces, this book is sure to inspire creative thinkers and tinkerers everywhere!

 

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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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Where Does Food Come From?

Shelley Rotner, Gary Goss

The supermarket is the place where you buy your food, but have you ever wondered where you favorite foods really come from? A lot of food comes from plants or from animals. but it might surprise you to know that some of the food you eat comes from bees or from seawater. Where does you favorite food come from? Find out in the fun, colorful, easy to read book!

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Ag Today – Issue 2

National Agriculture in the Classroom

This six part series is a publication of National Agriculture in the Classroom. Issue two explores the relationship between food production, storage, preparation, consumption, and health. Students will gain a deeper understanding of where their food comes from and the various ways food keeps us fueled for an active lifestyle! Teacher guide is included.

Check out the e-book version and online teacher guide!
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 3, Ag Today Issue 4, Ag Today Issue 5, Ag Today Issue 6

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What’s in the Garden?

Marianne Berkes

Good food doesn’t begin on a store shelf with a box. It comes from a garden bursting with life, color, sounds, smells, sunshine, moisture, birds, and bees! Healthy food becomes much more interesting when children know where they come from. So what’s in the garden? Kids will find a variety fruits and vegetables, and a tasty, kid-friendly recipe for each one to start a lifetime of good eating. A food for thought section presents interesting facts about each fruit and vegetable, and a how does your garden grow? section explains facts about gardening and the parts of plants.

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Blackberry Banquet

Terry Pierce

Mmm-mm! Forest animals squeak, tweet, slurp, yip and chomp over the sweet, plump fruit of a wild blackberry bush. But what happens when a bear arrives to take part in the feast? Young children will enjoy following the story by making the animal sounds, and the chaos that strikes upon the bear’s arrival will surely bring on the laughter. The cumulative, rhyming text makes for a great read-aloud.

The “For Creative Minds” educational section includes: Blackberry fun facts, How we eat blackberries (with smoothie recipe), Plants are the bottom of the food chain, Plants and animals, How do animals help plants?, and Are plants always good?

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Blueberries Grow on a Bush

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This book describes and illustrates how blueberries grow on bushes. The images support early readers in understanding the text. The book also introduces early readers to subject specific vocabulary words, which are defined in the glossary section. This book needs to be returned. 

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