Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom offers lesson plans for PreK through high school grade levels about agriculture, agricultural careers and other topics. The program also networks with other commodity groups that develop lessons.
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Exploring Wisconsin Agriculture is a free, online interactive learning module aligned to Wisconsin Academic Standards to help students understand agriculture’s role in shaping Wisconsin’s history, economy, and careers. Each of the five e-learning modules include interactive learning activities and introductions to the top foods and agricultural commodities produced in Wisconsin. Modules may be used independently or sequentially.
– This Business Called Agriculture (33 minutes)
– Climate Smart Agriculture (30 minutes)
– Agriculture Advancements (27 minutes)
– Agriculture Industries in Wisconsin (31 minute)
– Careers in Agriculture (27 minutes)
The Cranberry STEAM Learning Project is a newly formed Steering Committee representing Wisconsin’s cranberry industry and youth education. Using a grant awarded from the proceeds from the 2018 Wood County Farm Technology Days, numerous educational kits have been assembled to teach traditional and non-traditional students about Wisconsin’s state fruit, the Cranberry. Lessons have been developed to engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM).
Hands-on learning is important for many students. In addition to being able to more fully understand educational and agricultural concepts, students will have fun completing these activities. This booklet provides step-by-step instructions and a list of materials needed for the activity to make coordinating educational activities fun and simple.
The student version of the National Corn Growers Association’s publication. Updated every three years, this booklet has activities, word searches and coloring pages to learn about corn. The books are sponsored by the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association. Limit of 425 per order. World of Corn books can be ordered through our online store.
The career pathways in agriculture and natural resources are featured in this booklet along with lists of related jobs. A listing of Wisconsin Universities, Colleges and Technical Colleges with agricultural degrees is featured. Career related activities are included too. Funds for printing and distribution are provided by sponsors and donors throughout the state. An Agricultural …
The Exploring Wisconsin Agriculture Mini Ag Mag is designed to support in-person agricultural literacy activities for students in grades 3-5. The Exploring Wisconsin Agriculture mini-ag mag will help students: Develop a basic understanding of the history of agriculture in Wisconsin. Describe the crops, commodities, and agriculture products that Wisconsin is nationally recognized for growing, producing …
Hands-on learning is important for many students. In addition to being able to more fully understand educational and agricultural concepts, students will have fun completing these activities. This booklet provides step-by-step instructions and a list of materials needed for the activity to make coordinating educational activities fun and simple. Download
Wisconsin Agriculture in the Classroom through the support and sponsorship of the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board offers an exciting resource for educating Wisconsin students and teachers about soybeans and their many uses in food, household products, newspaper ink, and alternative fuels. The Soybean Science Kit is an engaging, interesting hands-on approach that teaches 4th to …
“Wisconsin Agriculture is Fruit-Full” Due Date: April 15, 2024 Contest Overview The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation – Ag in the Classroom Essay Contest is an opportunity for fourth and fifth grade students to explore Wisconsin history, geography, and economics through the lens of Wisconsin Agriculture. An annual essay prompt challenges students to research and write …