Set of 25 student handouts and 1 lesson plan, Ag Today is a great reading supplement for upper elementary students to learn about agriculture. Each issue correlate with the themes of the National Agricultural Literacy Outcomes and can be integrated into science, social studies, and language arts curriculum. Each reader provides real-world connections to STEM and makes learning relevant for students in becoming agriculturally literate.
Plants & Animals…Providing Food, Fiber, and Energy! – Ag Today Reader Issue 6
Explore the facts about renewable and non-renewable resources that make different byproducts humans need for survival. Learn how agriculture provides energy through biofuels and hydropower, fiber through cotton and wool, and various food products from plants and animals that have been improved through biotechnology and crossbreeding.