Students will investigate the life cycle and decomposition of pumpkins.
Students will learn about the domestication and life cycle of the turkey, recognize how turkeys are raised on farms, and identify turkey products.
Students will learn a variety of subjects including history, science, nutrition, and math through the study of pumpkins. Activities include estimating the size and weight of pumpkins, sprouting pumpkin seeds, and making pumpkin pie in a bag.
In this lesson students will identify common Thanksgiving foods and their farm source, determine if those foods can be produced locally, and locate the common origins of their Thanksgiving day dinner.
Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix is an online, searchable, and standards-based curriculum map for K-12 teachers. The Matrix contextualizes national education standards in science, social studies, and nutrition education with relevant instructional resources linked to Common Core Standards.
NH Farm Bureau Annual
November 10, 2017
Farm & Forest Expo
The Radisson in Manchester
Feb 2nd & 3rd, 2018
Plan ahead: the
National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference
will be in Portland, Maine!
June 26-29, 2018
Provided to NH schools to provide hands-on, experiential, outdoor field trip opportunities. These trips should be educational, but could be to a range of locations (nature center, museum, state park, mountain) and must include an outdoor, experiential component. Grant money can be used to cover transportation costs and/or student entry or program fees when applicable. Grants expected to be in the range of $200-$500. Applications are due 12/1/17.
NHAITC has free seeds available for classroom projects. They are a year old, but should germinate just fine. Please email requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.