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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Contact Us Meet the Staff Board Members E newsletter Media Reports Teaching Resources Lesson Plans What s Growin On Ag Bites Fact Sheets School Gardens California Grows Map Teacher Resource Guide Learn About Ag Partnering Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CA Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing Programs Events Conference Highlights 2013 Featuring California Specialty Crops July 12 13 2013 Del Mar Fairgrounds San Diego California Workshops Farm Tours Program PDF Thank you to all the sponsors who helped provide scholarships to teachers California Specialty Crop

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Contact Us Meet the Staff Board Members E newsletter Media Reports Teaching Resources Lesson Plans What s Growin On Ag Bites Fact Sheets School Gardens California Grows Map Teacher Resource Guide Learn About Ag Partnering Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CA Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing Grants Scholarships 2015 Literacy for Life Grant Recipients Julie Cates Outstanding Educator FindYourFavoriteFridays Linwood Elementary School David Andrzejewski Planting Season Spacings Monte Vista High School Danaelle Arroyo Campus Beautification Project Academy of Environmental and Social Policy Magnet Kyle Beeman Farmer s Market Gregori High School Ezra Conteras Literacy for the Garden Willow Cove Elementary Donna Deemer AG Day Fieldtrip Loma Vista Environmental Science Academy Debbie Eitner MMS Composting Monroe Middle School Jessica Forster Exploring the Floral Industry Pleasant Grove High School Bruce Grininger Gilmore Garden Lyman Gilmore Middle School Mary Hight Salsa Pizza Garden Challenger Middle School Jamie Hillhouse Farmdale s Outdoor Classroom Farmdale Elementary School Kay Hones Superfood Cook4teens Civic Center Secondary Kay Hones FORK Downtown Continuation High School Deanne Johnson 4th Grade Fields of Learning Partnership with Vineyard Gold Oak Elementary School Tauna LaPierre Mini Meteorologists Top of the World Elementary School Bonnie Magill Ag Day Marysville High School Lakeysha Mattis Creative STEM Lab Gardening Cameron Elementary Talynn Pedroza Harvest Across the Curriculum Mound Elementary Florencia Rivera Nutrition

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Contact Us Meet the Staff Board Members E newsletter Media Reports Teaching Resources Lesson Plans What s Growin On Ag Bites Fact Sheets School Gardens California Grows Map Teacher Resource Guide Learn About Ag Partnering Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing Grants Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants 2015 Recipients Arizona Christine Ambrose SV s Composting Project Summit View Elementary School Pima County Arizona Regina Hitchcock RVMS Organic Garden Project Round Valley Middle School Apache County Arizona California Marianne Barrell Rolling Kitchen Penngrove Elementary School Sonoma County California Katie Bethune Organic Snacks North Fork Elementary School Madera County California Laura Bowie The Life of a School Lunch Chrysalis Charter School Shasta County California Elizabeth Bundschu Mooney Classroom Test Garden EM Downer Elementary School Contra Costa County California Stacy Gnibus MV s Organic Gardner s Club Monte Vista Elementary School Monterey County California Lisa Liss Jammin with Wind Youth Woodlake Elementary School Sacramento County California Judy Ludovise Salsa Garden James Monroe Elementary School Sonoma County California John McCarthy TERI s Organic Garden TERI s Learning Academy San Diego County California Anne Stephan Our Organic Garden Edna Batey Elementary School Sacramento County California Victoria Wodarczyk Farming Tribes All Tribes Charter School San Diego County California Florida Susan Calicchio Rainbow Garden Dear Park Elementary School Hillsbourgh County Florida Frances Christian Duval Charter s Research Garden Duval Charter School Duval County Florida Leann Davis Osceola Creek Aquaponics Farm Osceola Creek Middle School Palm Beach County Florida Kriste Eaton Plant Pita Parkside Elementary School Collier County Florida Robert Howard Organic Garden Expo Forest Glen Middle School Broward County Florida Jennifer Lykins Organic Pizza Garden Clermont Elementary School Lake County Florida Star Rosario Silver Shores Garden Silver Shores Elementary School Broward County Florida Hawaii Parker Sawyer Biochar Lanikai Public Charter School Honolulu County Hawai Mississippi Todd Willis Duck Duck Goose Pleasant Hill Elementary School Desoto County Mississippi Montana Juliane Mueller

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  • CFAITC Kids' Corner Flash Check
    Checking for flash If this page doesn t refresh in 5 seconds continue 2007 California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom All rights reserved

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    water it takes to grow a pound of almonds by 33 since 1994 7 What other products come from almond trees Almond trees and the water used to grow them actually produce three products two of which are foods Shells are used as an alternate energy source in co generation plants and as livestock bedding The hull is the dry and fuzzy fruit that protects the almond when it s growing Hulls are sold as livestock feed which reduces the amount of water used to grow other feed crops The kernel is the nutrient rich almond we eat 4 Interest Approach Engagement Tell your students that you will be giving them a list of clues to introduce the topic of the lesson Instruct students to raise their hand when they think they know what it is Give the following clues It is a food you can eat It grows on a farm in a place called an orchard It grows on a tree Without bees this food would not grow The entire domestic within the United States supply of this food is grown in the state of California While growing on the tree this food has an outer shell called a hull display picture Inside the hull you will find a shell display picture Inside the shell what will you find an almond Inform students that they will be learning about the process of growing almonds and the steps it takes to get them from the farm to our dinner tables Procedures Discuss what students already know about almonds and what they want to know Write answers on the KWL chart Watch the Almond Story video Add new information to the KWL chart Show the Almond Life Cycle slides on the Almond Board of California s website November through February almond trees go through a period of dormancy that allows them to store nutrients Between February and early March almond trees begin to bloom Different varieties bloom at different times Most almond trees need pollination so bees are brought to the orchard to carry pollen and pollinate the almond blossoms which is the first start to crop development From March to June almonds grow and mature with the outer shell hull hardening and the kernel developing During July and August the hulls begin to split which allows the almond shell to begin to dry Right before harvest the hull opens completely From August to October harvest begins Harvest equipment called shakers come into the orchard and clamp the trunk of the trees They shake the tree vigorously for 3 4 seconds and the almonds fall to the ground The almonds stay on the ground for a little over a week and then are swept into rows by another piece of equipment called a sweeper Optional Students saw a shaker in the Almond Story video but you may also show them an additional video of a shaker machine at work Next almonds are picked up by a harvester transferred into a

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CA Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Contact Us Meet the Staff Board Members E newsletter Media Reports Teaching Resources Lesson Plans What s Growin On Ag Bites Fact Sheets School Gardens California Grows Map Teacher Resource Guide Learn About Ag Partnering Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CA Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing County Farm Bureaus County Farm Bureau Agriculture in the Classroom Assistance Funds Application Form Counties are eligible to apply for a maximum

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    lesson plans alphabetically by grade or by standards Title Grade Common Core Next Generation Science Science Mathematics English Language Arts History Social Science Health Nutrition Visual Performing Arts Steer Toward STEM Careers in Animal Agriculture 3 5 X X A Sour Subject 5 6 X X X A Garden Plot The Tale of Peter Rabbit K 1 X X Agricultural Awareness Through Poetry 9 10 X Alien Invader Detectives 3 5 X X An Ag Interview 9 10 X X Bon A La Beef 3 12 X California Almonds An Almond Story 3 5 X X California Educator s Guide to Fun With the Plant Nutrient Team K 3 X X California Walnuts A Walnut Orchard Through the seasons 2 3 X X California Walnuts Naturally Nutritious 6 8 X California Walnuts The Importance of Grafting 4 5 X X Chemistry Fertilizer and the Environment 8 12 X X Edible Numbers 3 6 X X X X Edible Plant Parts 2 3 X X X X X X X X Food Safety From Farm to Fork 5 7 X X From STEM to Plate Careers in Food Science 6 8 X X X From Genes to Jeans II 6 12 X X X X X Fruits and Vegetables for Health 4 6 X X X X X X Milk Matters Discovering Dairy 4 6 X X X X X X Red Imported Fire Ants 2 3 X X X X Science Fair and Lesson Ideas 3 12 X Simple and Complex Machines Used in Agriculture 2 5 X X X X STEM Connections Energy and Agriculture Careers in Sustainable Energy 9 12 X X That was Then This is Now 3 6 X X Tomato Trivia K 3 X X X Too Much Too Little 5 8 X X X

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