Kansas Foundation for
Agriculture in the Classroom

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Wheat Genetics for High School 

This unique group of lesson plans was completed as part of a National Science Foundation grant through Kansas State University. Each lesson is specifically designed for each grade level.

Lesson 1: Engineer The Perfect Wheat Plant

Lesson 2: Wheat, From Where Did It Come

Lesson 3: Chromosome Smash

Supporting Kids Connection Magazine: Wheat

Supporting Resources: Wheat Fun FactsWheat Growth StagesWheat Plant Part LabelingTerra Nova Wheat News

Supporting Educator's Guide Chapters: Kansas CropsKansas Crops Up ClosePlant Growth and DevelopmentPlants on the PlateMachines and Technology