The Northwest wheel shows foods sourced from Oregon, Washington, and Idaho as well as from coastal waters. Some of the unique local foods available in the region include an abundance of wild and cultivated berries, unique seafood items like geoduck!
The wheel is 12 inches in diameter printed on card stock in bright, full color by GreenerPrinter in Berkeley, CA. On the back of the wheel is an alphabetical seasonality reference that provides additional information about each of the foods depicted on the front.
Your students will learn how to make gyotaku (that’s Japanese for
fish print) by using this realistic fish replica made of rubber, rolling it with block printing ink, and applying it to paper. Use the fish to create unique greeting cards and stationery, framed prints for hanging, wrapping paper – the ideas are endless!
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Help students learn about the stages of wheat harvest through this fun picture scramble game. The kit includes two sets of pictures that highlight the process of growing and harvesting wheat. This kit pairs well with the book Wheat- A True Book, along with a set of wheat heads. Please check out the book and wheat heads separately. This kit needs to be returned.
There are three fun activities that allow students to explore New World and Old World food origins to understand how the Colombian Exchange, of the 15th and 16th centuries, altered people’s lives worldwide. This kit includes a fabric map with laminated world food cards. This kit must be returned.
A visual kit that gives fun facts about grain, a map to show where grain is grown in the United States, and has grain variety samples included and labeled. Your students can view pictures, look at real samples, and learn more about the grain industry as a whole.
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This tri-fold shows students where the six different types of wheat in the United States is grown, and what they are used for. It also describes how wheat is shipped all over the world.
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A great hands-on kit that describes in detail the eight steps in woolen manufacturing. Your students can touch raw wool, view the pictures of the process and read about each step of the process.