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Watersheds, wetlands and water quality data analysis

4 lessons, 7 files
Why is water quality important? What factors impact water quality? This unit will discuss the importance of water quality, describe several impacts to water quality, and include a data analysis activity that students complete to determine how wetlands play a role in …
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Water Windmill Challenge

2 lessons, 2 files
How do engineers build strong support structures? This unit asks students to create a windmill structure using the Engineering Design Process. A farmer has hired your company, Wind Power Technologies, to engineer a derrick to support a …
career video
career video

Agricultural research

Dec 7, 2020
Learn about agricultural research—the benefits of biobased products, research being done, associated careers, and educational paths.
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AP Computer Science Principles

2 lessons, 3 files
How is agriculture using innovation and technology to help feed the world? Where does computer science and innovation fit in the industry of agriculture? Nearly everywhere! These lessons help students investigate agriculture as a source of innovation and technology which …
career video
career video

Animal nutrition

Nov 20, 2020
Hattie Hartschuh, an animal nutritionist at Kalmbach Feed talks about the many careers related to animal nutrition.
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article

Connecting the DNA dots

Nov 17, 2020
Teachers in an Ag/Med Biotech pilot workshop had a chance to see the connections between the two fields. Though career interest is high in healthcare and technology, students are unaware of the many opportunities in agriculture. The skills necessary …

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