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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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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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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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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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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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The diverse climate and geography in Oregon allows our state to grow more than 220 different agricultural commodities. This diversity provides numerous career opportunities in various sectors within the agricultural industry. Encourage students to explore different careers in agriculture by reading through this publication featuring careers in plant sciences, animal and food systems and agribusiness and communications.

Order a set for your whole class! This item does not need to be returned.

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Corn – A True Book

Elaine Landau

Learn about corn in every way possible.  After reading this book your students will know how corn grow, where they grow, and the history behind corn. This book needs to be returned. 

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These cotton bolls are a great way to show students how cotton grows. Feel free to tear it apart and inspect, no need to return!
Pairs well with King Cotton Lesson.

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