Students explore the farm to fork life cycle of a sweet potato to truly understand how we go from plants in the ground to fries on a plate.
Students explore the farm to fork life cycle of a sweet potato to truly understand how we go from plant s in the ground to fries on a plate.
This lesson will use sweet potatoes to explore such labeling options as conventional, organic, GMO, and gluten-free Student Food Labeling and Sweet Potatoes Worksheet Student USDA Coexistence Fact Sheet Worksheet Teacher Sweet Potato Recipe Sheet Coexistence Biotech Farming Fact Sheet Coexistence Conventional Farming Fact Sheet Coexistence Organic Farming Fact Sheet Coexistence Overview Fact Sheet FDA … Continued
Students read How to Grow a Monster, describe the needs of a zucchini plant, identify the structure and function of zucchini plant parts, grow classroom zucchini plants, and experiment with different environments and growing conditions
Students explain the value of the beef cattle industry, including the products cattle produce, the production process from farm to plate, and how cattle can utilize and obtain energy from grass and other forage
In this lesson, students will follow the farm to fork process of producing beef, learn how cattle and other ruminants convert grass into nutrient-rich foods such as milk and meat, discover ways cattle recycle food waste, and identify careers in the beef cattle industry
This lesson allows students to apply the concept of Mendelian genetics and learn about the double muscling trait found in cattle. Students will apply their knowledge of genetics and Punnett squares to calculate the probability of genotypes and use a pedigree chart
Students identify the differences between beef and dairy cattle and determine the commodities produced by each type of cattle.
Students explore concepts of heredity in beef cattle and identify dominant and recessive traits
Students will discover why it is important to use credible sources, learn strategies for identifying credible sources, identify primary sources of information, and practice citing sources