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Grow a bean in a bag using water beads! Each water bead is colored and represents the needs of plant for growth and development. This kit does not need to be returned. 

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The Tree Farmer

Chuck Leavell

A Grandson confronts his Grandfather, a tree farmer, about how he can grow trees with so much love and care, only to cut them down. But as they walk together through the trees, they discover the majesty of the forest and enjoy the life journey of each tree. The Tree Farmer takes young readers on a magical journey through the forest, in a tale of the gifts of trees and our responsibility to care for trees, generation to generation. The companion book to The Gift of Trees lesson plan and The Gift of Trees Kit. Please check the kit out separately from the book.

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In this kit, students learn what a plant need to grow and thrive, represented by a growing bracelet; each different colored bead is what a plant needs to live, and pipe-cleaner is the plant. Click here for the downloadable lesson plan.  This kit includes one pipe-cleaner and six different colored beads per student.

This kit does not need to be returned. 

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.

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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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La primavera ha llegado y el polen se siente en el aire. Al bebé Oso no le gusta el polen – se le pega en su pelaje y lo hace tener comezón y estornudar. ¡Él es alérgico! ¡Achís! Desearía que el polen no existiera. Cuando sus amigos se reúnen para decirle por qué nececitan el polen, el bebé Oso aprende que el polen es bueno para el bosque y que provee alimento para muchos animales, ¡que lo incluyen a él! El polen puede ser algo que todos odiemos pero, ¿realmente podemos sobrevivir sin él? Esta historia explica por qué lo necesitamos.

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Achoo! Why Pollen Counts

Shennen Bersani

Spring has arrived and pollen is in the air. Baby Bear does not like the pollen-it sticks to his fur and makes him itchy and sneezy. He’s allergic! Achoo! He just wishes the pollen were gone. When his friends gather to tell him why they need pollen, Baby Bear learns that pollen is good for the forest and provides food for many animals, including him! Pollen might be something we all love to hate, but can we really live without it? This story explains why we need it. This title is also available in Spanish.

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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? -Are plants always good?

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.

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