This lesson will serve as an overview of the motivation, values, and principles necessary to enhance character and leadership development. This represents a portion of the Introduction to Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (AFNR) series in Nebraska middle and high school agricultural education.
Students take notes and read articles about how life changed for humans because of the introduction of agriculture. Students play “MasterMind” using the dates of significant changes in agriculture and complete a worksheet while researching historical events that have impacted agriculture.
In this introduction to biotechnology's use in agriculture, learners will discuss history of the topic, model the fermentation process, and extract DNA in a lab activity.
This lesson presents a brief overview of budgeting and tracking income and expenses within a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program or project.
This resource provides an introduction to parliamentary procedure, learners will interact with parli pro event procedures, and practice using parli pro skills.
This lesson presents an overview of the Food Science Industry. Learners will learn about proper nutrition, create informational flyers on food-borne pathogenic organisms, and create their very own food product label.
Pair this activity with lessons on selective breeding. Students will identify desirable genetic traits in apples and use a coin flip to simulate the steps and time involved to breed a new cultivar of apple. (Photo by Tom Paolini on Unsplash.com)
Students will understand the role agriculture plays in determining the wealth of a nation, document the role agriculture played in American history, and describe the impact environmental and agricultural systems will have on the future world population.
Students choose one of sixteen agriculture- or FFA-related learning activities from the grid for use during a day when the regular classroom teacher is absent.
Presented in five consecutive standard-period classes, students are invited to contribute to the This I Believe essay-writing project by writing and submitting a statement of personal belief. This is a challenging, intimate statement on one’s beliefs and one’s own daily life philosophy, considering moments when belief was formed, tested, or changed. Written by Jarvis Reed.