Agriculture is Everywhere!

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My American Farm Games

Great Seed Search Students put the scientific method into action as they test three seed varieties. 

  • Grades: 3-5 
  • Curriculum Areas: Science 
  • Ag Themes: Agriculture is Everywhere, Farmers Steward the Land, Farmers Feed the World

Power Up Game Discover the amazing world of energy as you use the Energy Expert 5000 to power up Energyville! 

  • Playing Time: 10-15 minutes 
  • Grades: 3-5 
  • Curriculum Areas: Science 
  • Ag Themes: Agriculture is Everywhere

AG Across America Game Discover agriculture across America by solving geography-based questions! 

  • Playing Time: 5-7 minutes 
  • Grades: 3-5 
  • Curriculum Areas: Geography 
  • Ag Themes: Farmers feed the world, Agriculture is everywhere

Equipment Engineer Game Build the perfect piece of agricultural equipment to get the job done! 

  • Playing Time: 10-15 minutes 
  • Grades: 5-6 
  • Curriculum Areas: Science, Language Arts 
  • Ag Themes: Agriculture is Everywhere

Load The Lunch Box Take a trip to 5 different farms as you quickly swipe the screen to collect items for your lunchbox from each food group!  

  • Playing Time: 5-7 minutes 
  • Grades: Pre-K – K 
  • Curriculum Area: Health 
  • Ag Themes: Agriculture is Everywhere, Farmers Feed the World

My Little Ag Me Game What can you do in agriculture? Build your own Ag Me to find out! 

  • Playing Time: 10-15 minutes 
  • Grades: 3-5 
  • Curriculum Areas: Language Arts, Careers 
  • Ag Themes: Agriculture is Everywhere, Careers in Agriculture

Where in the World Game Solve a mystery by locating where different crops and livestock originated around the world!  

  • Playing Time: 10-15 minutes 
  • Grades: 3-5 
  • Curriculum Areas: Social Science, Geography 
  • Ag Themes: Farmers feed the world, Farmers care for animals, Agriculture is everywhere

Lesson Plans/Classroom Activities

The Science of Seeds 

  • Grade Level: 3rd - 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students put the scientific method into action as they test three seed varieties.

Energy and Agriculture

  • Grade Level: 4th - 5th Grade
  • Description: Students will get hands on experience with sources of energy as they make the connection between energy and the agriculture industry.

Hands Horses and High Tech Machines

  • Grade Level: 4th - 5th Grade
  • Description: Students race to build the tallest tower as they discover how agricultural machinery has changed over time.

Researching International Production 

  • Grade Level: 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students research agriculture production of a chosen country and develop a brief presentation. Using a large classroom map, the teacher adds labels to the map to identify top commodities produced in each area after each presentation.

Distribution Relay 

  • Grade Level: 4th - 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students participate in an interactive team activity by putting the steps in order for transporting and distributing common products.

Commodity Investigation 

  • Grade Level: 4th - 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students work in collaborative groups to select a commodity, including animal agriculture products, and create a mini poster promoting their product. Students display posters in class.

Window Wheatgrass

  • Grade Level: Pre K - Kindergarten
  • Description: Students take a comic book journey to a wheat farm and grow their own wheat!

Fun Take-Home Activity Sheets

Agricultural Mechanics Master

  • Grade Level: 4th - 5th Grade
  • Description: Students discover simple machines and the important role they play in the work farmers and ranchers do each day.

Commodity Crossword 

  • Grade Level: 3rd - 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students complete a crossword puzzle connecting commodities, trade vocabulary, and growing conditions to geography and English Language Arts.

Car Trip Bingo 

  • Grade Level: Up to 5th Grade 
  • Description: Students receive a bingo card and fill in squares when they see examples of agriculture, such as a corn field, horses, chickens, etc.

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