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Join educators from across the nation in free livestream events which explore agriculture as a real-world lens for science education. These remote learning opportunities will bring field experts into a virtual classroom to explore anchoring phenomena based on their experiences. The events will offer valuable insight on how educators can help students draw connections across disciplines and grade levels through storylines related to the world of agriculture and food production.
These rich professional learning opportunities will help educators become better equipped to navigate the shifts in practice laid out by Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The sessions will offer an opportunity to collaboratively explore three dimensional learning, reflect on instructional shifts, and deepen understanding on phenomena routines.
How can we design cattle to better meet human needs? In this high school Storyline unit on genetics and heredity, students are introduced to ‘SuperCows’. As they explore the vast variety of cattle breeds, students discover that cattle are specialized for different purposes and while similar, the ‘SuperCows’ are clearly unique. Students wonder what caused this diversity and specificity which leads to investigations about the role of inheritance, DNA and proteins.
What do prairie chickens need in order to survive today's prairie? This middle school unit covering ecosystems, animal behavior and symbiosis was developed through the Storyline approach. Middle school students will be figuring out why prairie chickens have a very unique dance and understand the role cows play to help ensure the dance takes place. Using this approach, students engage in science concepts to help ensure the survival of the prairie chicken.
Make dinner fun for all ages with kid-approved recipes that satisfy picky palates and grown-up sensibilities. Get the family together and enjoy mealtime with these free printables.
Beef is one of the many products we get from cattle, but it isn't the only thing! Learners will discover how cattle byproducts provide many of the things we use every day.
Beef cattle eat grass for most of their life. They graze on grass that often could not be used to grow other crops. Learners will use math skills to determine the right pasture for each herd of cattle.
Click and flip your way through these exciting comic books that help connect kids to food, fiber and energy! Students will get a kick out of these easy-to-navigate online-readers.
Click and flip your way through these exciting comic books that help connect kids to food, fiber and energy! Students will get a kick out of these easy-to-naviagte online-readers.
Bring science to life with real-world applications of scientific principles. This kit contains 8 learning tools which support Next Generation Science Standards Life Science Disciplinary Core Ideas.
Fun, quick activities that support learning after school or in an information setting. here are some fun activities for schools, teachers and families in your community to start the conversation about beef.
Learn about the power of beef in the healthy diet. This lesson plan guides learners through the process of creating a meal plan based on the My Plate guidelines, using beef as a lean protein source.
The lesson plan guides learners through the lifecycle of the beef animal, from cow-calf, to stocker ranch, to feed yard and finally processing.
This resources is intended to equip classroom volunteers with relevant material to share important information about the beef industry with teachers, students and students' families. in this resources, you will find four standards-aligned lesson plans that highlight important industry information while reinforcing key concepts taught in the classroom.
Become a master meal builder and grocery store expert! In this fun game you'll beef up your nutrition knowledge.
Confident buying skills
Ever wondered how your delicious beef got to your table? The "steaks" are high fro farmers and ranchers who know the importance of caring for animals and the environment in the beef production process. Beef up your math skills as you play!
Cattle production from cow-calf to feed yard
Farmers care for animals
Farmers care for the land