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Beef cattle provide us with:
a. burgers   b. steaks   c. bacon   d. a & b

Learn more about cattle ranching: Utah Cattle Drive

Pigs provide us with:
a. ham   b. pepperoni   c. bacon   d. all off the above

Learn about three other things you don't know about pigs!

Approximately __ of the Earth is topsoil available
for growing crops.
a. 3% 
  b. 9%   c. 15%   d. 17%

Watch this demonstration to see how much of the
Earth is available to grow food.

Which term is used to describe sheep?
a. lamb   b. ewe   c. ram   d. all of the above

See how sheep ranching got started in Utah:
Sheep: Utah's Cornerstone

What does agriculture provide for people?
a. food, clothing and shelter   b. entertainment   
c. minerals   d. automobiles

Check out this PowerPoint full of Farm Facts!

On average a dairy cow produces___ of milk each day:
a. 3 gallons    b. 5 gallons  c. 8 gallons  d. 10 gallons

To learn more watch the Journey of Milk.

Which of the following U.S. farm crops are used in cereals?
    a. wheat    b. corn    c. rice    
d. oats   e. all of the above

How does the grain get from field to your bread? 
Check out the World's Largest Combine.

Conservation includes:
    a. managing the soil wisely    b. protecting the air   
    c. keeping the water clean    d. all of the above

Check out this website to learn more about conservation!

What makes farming such a risky business?
     a. regular income    b. easy work
     c. unpredictable weather    d. good soils

Watch this movie about what agriculture provides
and why it is so risky.

On average, __ cents of the food dollar goes to the farmer.
     a. 11    b. 16    c. 21    d. 43

Check out this PowerPoint full of Farm Facts!

There are __ native bee species found in North America.
     a. 300    b. 950    c. 1,500    d. more than 3,500

Check out this website to learn more about native bees!

What are living things that can only be seen with a
microscope known as?     
a. microorganisms    b. microbes  
c. microscopic    d. all of these

Watch this fun video, "Protect, Don't Infect" to learn how germs are spread from person to person.

Which of the following foods are most likely
genetically engineered?
     a. soybeans   b. corn    c. fish    d. papaya

To learn more, view the PowerPoint slides:
Science in Your Shopping Cart

The type of crops grown in a region depends on:
     a. climate and soil
    b. climate and equipment   
     c. people and soil        d. equipment and people

Use this climate map and this land cover map of the US to see if you can find a correlation between climate and crop growth in regional areas.