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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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Invites young readers to find various quantities of such things as farm animals and tools which are labeled in the illustrations of rural scenes, including a sheep farm, an orchard, a rice paddy, and bee hives. This book needs to be returned. 

Students will get hooked on wool spinning as they learn about wool and where it comes from. Using carded wool and spinning hooks, students will create friendship bracelets to wear home! For more information on spinning and dyeing wool, please download our Wool Spinning lesson (included with kit). Also, check out Weaving the Rainbow, an excellent companion book for this activity.

For further hands-on wool activities download this PDF, Hands-On With Wool. This document includes 5 different wool activities: spinning, Kool-Aid dying, natural dying, weaving the wool, and Ziploc felting. Detailed instructions and a materials list can also be located within this document.

Kit generously donated by the Oregon Sheep Commission.

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.

This kit does not need to be returned.

This Kit Includes:
Hooks, wool, and a paper lesson plan

Students use the visual representation of a web to explore the role of agriculture in their daily lives and understand how most of the necessities of life can be traced back to the farm. This kit includes: six student kits with cards and string. This kit does not need to be returned. 

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A Guide to Oregon’s Forest Wildlife

Oregon Forest Resources Institute

Why so the different animals in Oregon’s forests choose to live where they do? This booklet describes some of the wildlife associated with stands of different age classes.

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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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A Year on the Farm

Sue Unstead

Follow the busy lives of Mr. and Mrs. Farmer through A Year on the Farm, looking after the animals and growing crops. Look out for the busy Red Tractor who’s helping out!

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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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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.

Check out the e-book version and the 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 2Ag Today Issue 3, Ag Today Issue 4Ag Today Issue 5

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