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Grades 6-12 (DVD 14 min. & Booklet)
We pay less for food than citizens of other nations; the United States enjoys the cheapest food in the world. Each year, dozens of improved products and new varieties of fruits, nuts, and vegetables emerge from the laboratories and greenhouses of the Agricultural Research Service. But walking through the grocery store, do we ever consider where such an abundance and variety of food and products come from? Learn about ARS research affecting your food in this booklet and YouTube movie. (download PDF). Please note, a classroom set contains 35 booklets. You will be charged shipping. Approved for College & Career Awareness.
You can view the entire movie on YouTube.
Download the lesson plan here.