Check out Texas Farm Bureau’s Agriculture in the Classroom lesson plans. All lessons are available for free download.
The Very Hungry Texas Caterpillar
The template and lesson have been adapted from the book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle and the South Dakota Ag in the Classroom presentation entitled “Books and Bulletin Boards” at the 2005 National AITC conference.
Texas Top Ten
Texas farmers and ranchers grow a wide variety of agricultural commodities. With this activity, students try to list the top ten agricultural commodities grown in Texas.
Texas Top Ten
Food and Fiber for the 21st Century
Food and Fiber for the 21st Century is packed full of lessons that can be integrated into the curriculum areas of math, language arts, social studies and science. Written to grades 1-6, the resource guide uses as its foundation a unit entitled The Importance of Agriculture. All lessons are correlated to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and also address objectives for the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS). Units are available individually or bound in a three-ring binder. Also available on CD.
Unit 2 - The Earth Under Our Feet
Unit 3 - Plants We Eat, Wear and Use
- All About Trees
- Corn... America's Golden Harvest
- Cotton... Touching Us Daily
- Grain Sorghum in Texas
- Rice... From Farm To Table
- The Semingly Simple Soybean
- The Amazing Peanut - Part I
- The Amazing Peanut - Part II
- Wheat... The Staff of Life - Part I
- Wheat... The Staff of Life - Part II
- Wheat... The Staff of Life - Part III
Unit 4 - Plant Science Activities
Unit 5 - Livestock in Our Lives
Unit 6 - What the Heck is Biotech???