Kansas Foundation for
Agriculture in the Classroom

Educator’s Guides

Exploring Kansas Natural Resources

Designed for teachers, this guide highlights the biomes and water ecosystems of Kansas, including showcases featuring specific Kansas resources and profiles of Kansans in related careers.

Kansas Overview
Prairies
Cropland
Kansas Crops
Forests
Water Overview
Streams & Rivers
Ponds & Lakes
Wetlands
Aquifers
Careers in Agriculture
Glossary
Measurement and Conversion Tables
Index

Exploring Plants: Kansas Crops

Designed for teachers, this guide investigates Kansas plants and crops in-depth. The final unit, “Heroes in Agriculture,” highlights leaders who have made a difference in a variety of career fields.

Kansas Overview
Soil: The Earth’s Living Skin
Plant Growth and Development
Kansas Crops Up Close
Specialty Crops in Kansas
Machines and Technology
Plants on the Plate
Animals Eat Plants, Too!
Plant-based Renewable Resources
Heroes in Agriculture
Glossary
Measurement and Conversion Tables
Index

Kansas teachers: to obtain your free printed copy of an educator’s guide, complete the Educational Resource Request Form. A nominal shipping fee is required with your order. Checks or money orders may be made payable to KFAC, or you can pay via PayPal.

The guides are available to non-teachers and out-of-state individuals for $25. If you are not a Kansas teacher or you do not reside in Kansas but are interested in obtaining an educator’s guide, please contact the KFAC office by phone (785) 320-4350 or email: ksfac@ksu.edu.

***Permission is granted, without written request, for an educator to reproduce copies of materials in this book for classroom use only. The reproduction of any part for an entire school or school system, for commercial use, or any other use is strictly prohibited without written permission from Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom.