Classroom Lessons

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.

Check back frequently as lesson plans are being updated and new ones will be added regularly!

AITC June Dairy Month COVID Ideas 2021

Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom shares resources that can be used to help celebrate June Dairy Month. The packet includes activities, links to lessons and websites, and ideas that can be done at an in-person, virtual or drive-by event.

ABC’s and 1-2-3’s of Agriculture

Grades Pre-k-5

An activity book about agriculture for elementary students to color and learn from using the alphabet and 26 numbers to highlight things about agriculture. This booklet is not available in hard copy, but users can download and print the entire book or just the pages they want.

Monthly Themes

Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades Pre-k-5

The Monthly Theme Lesson Series from Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom is a compilation of resources found on Ag in the Classroom, commodity, and other educational websites, YouTube, and sources.

Cranberry STEAM Learning Project

Grades 6-8, Grades Pre-k-5

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 Activities – Book Two

Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades Pre-k-5

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.

World of Corn

Grades 6-8, Grades Pre-k-5

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.

An Ag Career for You

Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

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 …

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This Business Called Agriculture

Grades Pre-k-5

This activity book for grades 3-5 highlights various crops, commodities, and animals grown, raised and produced in Wisconsin. Funds for printing and distribution are provided by sponsors and donors throughout the state. This Business Called Agriculture student booklets and teacher guides can be ordered through our online store.

Wisconsin Farm Facts

Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

The Wisconsin Farm Facts Activity Sheet accompanies the 2020 Wisconsin Farm Facts Brochure.

Essay Contest Lessons & Activities

Grades Pre-k-5

This year’s essay contest topic is “How has Wisconsin agriculture affected your life today?” Our 2020 Book of the Year is “Right this very minute” by Lisl Detlefsen. The book and essay topic allow students to explore how agriculture affects us each day as we eat, the clothes we wear, careers around us, how it …

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