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Browse the lessons from the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix that have been adapted from traditional classroom delivery to eLearning!
 
Science, Technology, and Engineering

Evaluating GMO Perspectives eLesson
 

Guided from home, students will learn about transgenesis, a technology used to genetically modify crops. As they learn, they will evaluate multiple perspectives about the use of this technology. Visit the High School eLearning site to download the lesson. 
miniPCR eLearning
Browse a collection of recorded webinars, student worksheets, and lab guides that are ready to engage students in science at home.
Nutrients for Life eLessons
 A new series of video-based eLessons from Nutrients for Life. These lessons cover various concepts in plant and soil nutrients. 
Social Studies: History, Economics, and Geography

Source Search eLesson
 

One of the foundational concepts of agricultural literacy, science, and social studies is to know the source of our day-to-day necessities. Teach these concepts through distance learning using the Source Search eLesson (found on the middle school and high school eLearning page) along with the Kahoot or Quizziz.

Olive Oil:
How is it Made?

Historically it was a source of nutrition, fuel for lamps, medicine, cosmetics, and perfume. What have olives and their oil meant to human societies through time?

Freedom From Famine:
The Norman Borlaug Story

How did one man impact the Green Revolution and use science and technology to reduce hunger and starvation?
Food and Nutrition

Food Scientist for a Day eLesson
 

Discover some of the science involved in the production of food, explore careers in the area of food science, and develop an ice cream to represent your school. Find the full lesson on the middle school eLesson site.
My Plate, My State
Interactive Map


Discuss interruptions in the food chain you have seen due to COVID-19 and use the interactive map to see the MyPlate foods that are grown in your state.
How to Read Food Labels, From Free-Range to Fair Trade

NPR Podcast discussing the meaning and value of food labels with five take-away points for students to explore.
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