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George Washington Carver often said that a weed is a flower growing in the wrong place. He might have said this about himself. As the child of slaves, he grew up eager to learn, but was unable to find a school in his neighborhood that would accept black students. It was twenty years before he had enough money saved to go to college, but eventually George Washington Carver became a professor at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. There he was able to teach poor farmers the value of plants such as the sweet potato and the peanut – crops that were almost unknown at the time, but for which he invented hundreds of uses.

Written and illustrated with affection for “a wonderful man who devoted his whole life to making life better for others,” Aliki’s biography tells the remarkable story of a great figure in African American history who is now recognized as the most prominent Black scientist of the early twentieth century. This book needs to be returned. 

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Ag Today – Issue 4

National Agriculture in the Classroom

This six part series is a publication of National Agriculture in the Classroom. Issue four looks at how the global movement of agriculture products continue to be driven by economics, and consumer demand and preferences. Agriculture, food, and natural resource systems continue to play an integral role in the evolution of societies both in the United States and the world. Teacher guide is included.

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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 2Ag Today Issue 3, Ag Today Issue 5, Ag Today Issue 6

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Ag Today – Issue 5

National Agriculture in the Classroom

This six part series is a publication of National Agriculture in the Classroom. Issue five explores how understanding the science, engineering, technology, and mathematics of agriculture, food, and natural resources is crucial for the future of all humanity. Teacher guide is included.

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Additional publications: Ag Today Issue 1, Ag Today Issue 2Ag Today Issue 3, Ag Today Issue 4Ag Today Issue 6

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Ag Today – Issue 6

National Agriculture in the Classroom

This six part series is a publication of National Agriculture in the Classroom. Issue six focuses on the importance and stewardship of natural resources in sustainably delivering high quality food, fiber, and energy while at the same time maintaining a high quality environment. Teacher guide is included.

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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 2Ag Today Issue 3, Ag Today Issue 4Ag Today Issue 5

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Agricultural Drones

Simon Rose

Farm fields can span hundreds of acres. With so much area to cover, checking crops and livestock can be difficult. But with an agricultural drone, this job becomes much simpler. Young readers will discover how drones help farmers maximize efficiencies and bring abundant harvests. This book needs to be returned. 

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Apple Fractions

Jerry Pallotta

Author Jerry Pallotta use a variety of different apples to teach kids all about fractions in this innovative and enjoyable book. This book will need to be returned.

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Bread Lab

Kim Binczewski & Bethany Econopouly

It’s a sleepy Saturday morning for most people, but not for Iris, who has to feed her many pets before Aunt Mary arrives. Iris likes to call Aunt Mary “Plant Mary” because she is a plant scientist.

Today Aunt Mary wants to experiment with making whole wheat sourdough bread from scratch! As the family kitchen transforms into a bread lab, Iris is surprised that bread needs only four ingredients―flour, water, salt and starter. She also learns about the invisible microbes that make the dough rise, and how flour comes from wheat grown by farmers. It all seems magical, but it’s really science. This book needs to be returned. 

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Compost Stew

Mary McKenna Siddals

Kids everywhere can help the environment! Not only is composting becoming more common in households and residential gardens, but many school gardens feature compost piles, too. But how do you start a compost pile? What’s safe to include? Perfect for an Earth Day focus or year-round reference, this inviting book provides all the answers for kids and families looking for simple, child-friendly ways to help the planet. This book needs to be returned. 

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Students make fresh mozzarella cheese and discover the science (changing a liquid to a solid), art, and craft involved in the development of specialty cheese. Lessons aligning with this kit include: Cheesemaking: From Liquid to Solid (Grades 6-8), Cheesemaking: From Liquid to Solid (Grades 3-5), Enzymes and Bacteria are Whey Cool! (Grades 9-12),   and Say Cheese for Protein (Grades 9-12). This kit includes rennet and citric aid for making mozzarella cheese. This kit includes materials for six groups of students. This kit does not need to be returned. Sponsored by the Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council.

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After a huge tree crashes to the ground during a winter storm, ten-year-old Ellie and her new friend, Ricky, explore the forest where Ellie lives. Together, they learn how trees provide habitat for plants and animals high in the forest canopy, down among mossy old logs, and deep in the pools of a stream. The plants, insects, birds, and mammals they discover come to life in colored pen-and-ink drawings.

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Full Teacher’s Guide for Ellie’s Log- Exploring the Forest Where the Great Tree Fell:  http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/sites/default/files/B&W_Teacher’s%20Guide.5.2013a.pdf

For more information and resources go to: http://ellieslog.org

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