LearnAboutAg@Home is a component of the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating youth throughout California about the importance of agriculture in their daily lives.
Today is #NationalGardeningDay! Celebrate by having students make their own Garden in a Glove! Using plastic gloves, cotton balls and seeds, students will be able to see the germination process and #LearnAboutAg@Home!
We also have a have video of this activity in Spanish!
Carrie Boyce, a first grade teacher in Sonoma County is our April Teacher Feature in our Cream of the Crop Newsletter!
“My favorite resource is the Literacy for Life grant that I received this year. It provides teachers with flexibility to add agriculture into their curriculum. The $500 helps provide supplies, field trips, pretty much any of the materials you will need to make your lessons happen.”
Learn more about Carrie and how she incorporates agriculture in her classroom in her Teacher Feature!
Agriculture… à la carte – Your Weekly Ag Update: Pollinators play an important role in agriculture. The California Department of Food and Agriculture recently teamed up with organizations from throughout California’s agricultural and environmental industries to develop the California Pollinator Coalition to focus on their shared commitment to the health of wild and managed pollinators.
Explore the journey of Table Grapes from Farm to You with our newly-developed resource!
Today, 99 percent of U.S. table grapes are produced in California’s warm, dry climate that is ideal for grape growing. This resource illustrates the Farm to You process while including two lesson plans about grape production. Download today!
Agriculture… à la carte – Your Weekly Ag Update: Did you know that approximately 180 millions eggs are purchased for Easter and egg dying continues to be a favorite tradition for American families?
We hope everyone had a great Easter! #LearnAboutAgatHome and read the article below for more Easter fun facts! Download our All About Eggs Activity Pack exclusively on Teachers Pay Teachers to learn more about Eggs!