Teachers Agriculture Resources for the Classroom
We want to make it as easy as possible for you to add agriculture into your classroom, so we have created a page with tons of resources to get you started and keep you going. Below you will find links to free resources, free/low cost classroom kits, virtual tours, classroom games and so much more. If you are looking for classroom grants, we’ve got you covered here as well.
Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom – Provides free lesson plans and resources to educators.
National Agriculture in the Classroom – This curriculum matrix contains over 450 unique lesson plans for grades K-12, all centered around agriculture.
American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture – Free resources for students and teachers about ag literacy.
Purple Plow – The Purple Plow engages students in creating solutions for real-world, complex issues related to agriculture.
USDA – Agricultural infographics backed by USDA data to use in your classroom.
Discovering Farmland – Provides virtual experiences, curriculum and resources to assist you in teaching agriculture in your classroom.
NAAE – Ag resources for middle and high school students including lesson plans around games such as Teach Ag Feud and Are You Smarter than an Ag Teacher?
Discover Dairy – Lesson plans and resources centered around dairy education.
Journey 2050 – Journey 2050 takes students on a virtual farm simulation that explores world food sustainability.
Farmers 2050 – The at-home version of Journey 2050 so kids can continue the experience at home.
My American Farm – A place for young learners to explore and discover food, fiber and energy. We know you’ll love the free games and educational resources.
Growing a Nation – An interactive timeline of the history of agriculture in the United States.
Ag Explorer – National FFA and Discovery Education joined forces to create a robust, comprehensive career resource to explore the broad range of careers within the industry of agriculture.
Commonground – A national movement of farm women who want to share information about farming and the food we grow.
Kansas Beef – Learn more about beef and Kansas Beef farmers.
US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance – Learn more about where your food comes from and the answers to all of your questions.
Bayer Bee Care Program – The Bayer Bee Care Program was established to find solutions to bee health challenges. The program brings Bayer’s extensive bee health experience and knowledge under one coordinated platform.
Midwest Dairy Association – A place to find tools and resources for dairy, from lessons and activities to webinars to fact sheets.
Kits and materials
Nutrients for Life – Provides free K-12 science based curriculum, focused on plant and soil science.
Kansas Corn – Provides free curriculum for K-12, materials for lessons, Seed to Stem teacher trainings and CASE trainings.
National Agriculture in the Classroom Store– Sell full kits for many different agriculture based lesson plans.
Kansas Pork – Supply interactive, model pig barns as a teaching tool for any age group or event.
Kansas Soybean – Provides free resources focused around soybean education.