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Utah Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix


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Animal or Plant?

Students investigate the sources of different foods by differentiating between foods originating from plants and foods originating from animals. Grades K-2

Baa, Ram, Ewe... Sheep Tales

Students explore the process of making wool into cloth. Grades K-2

From Soybeans to Car Parts

Students investigate the collaborative work of an agricultural scientist and engineer who found new uses for soybeans and discuss careers in science and engineering, biobased products, and the use of renewable resources. Grades 3-5

Growing Our State History

Students explore the influence of agriculture on the history of their state. Grades 3-5

Little Red Hen

Students use the story The Little Red Hen to investigate wheat production and bread making. Students thresh their own wheat and grind it into flour to make bread. Grades K-2

Many Types of Farms

Students explore the sources of a variety of agricultural products and discover that farms can be diverse in size and in products that are grown and raised. Grades 3-5

My Farm Web

Students use the visual representation of a web to explore the role of agriculture in their daily lives and understand how most of the necessities of life can be traced back to the farm. Grades K-2

My Farm Web

Students use the visual representation of a web to explore the role of agriculture in their daily lives and understand how most of the necessities of life can be traced back to the farm. Grades 3-5

Source Search

Students determine that agriculture provides nearly all of the products we rely on in any given day by participating in a relay where they match an everyday item with its "source." Grades K-2

Source Search

Students determine that agriculture provides nearly all of the products we rely on in any given day by participating in a relay where they match an everyday item with its "source." Grades 3-5

Where Does It Come From?

Students explore the connection between geography, climate, and the type of agriculture in an area by reading background information and census data about the agricultural commodities beef, potatoes, apples, wheat, corn, and milk. Grades 3-5

Who Grew My Soup?

Students identify the source of the food they eat and investigate the processes and people involved in getting food from the farm to their spoon. Grades K-2

Who Grew My Soup?

Students identify the source of the food they eat and investigate the processes and people involved in getting food from the farm to their spoon. Grades 3-5

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