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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 Teaching Resources National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix Search Lesson Plans Search Lesson Plans Grade Level Early Elementary Grades K 2 Upper Elementary Grades 3 5 Middle School Grades 6 8 High School Grades 9 12 Content Area Health Nutrition Science Social Studies Economics Geography History Agricultural Literacy Outcomes Agriculture and the Environment Culture Society Economy Geography Food Health and Lifestyle Plants and Animals for Food Fiber Energy Science Technology Engineering Math Common Core Connections Anchor Standards Reading Writing Speaking and Listening Language Practice Standards Mathematics State Specific Content for All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Submitted by a Specific State All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Specific to the AITC Regions All Regions Eastern Western Central Southern Companion Resources Type of Resource Activity Book Booklets

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    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 Teaching Resources National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix Search Lesson Plans Search Lesson Plans Grade Level Early Elementary Grades K 2 Upper Elementary Grades 3 5 Middle School Grades 6 8 High School Grades 9 12 Content Area Health Nutrition Science Social Studies Economics Geography History Agricultural Literacy Outcomes Agriculture and the Environment Culture Society Economy Geography Food Health and Lifestyle Plants and Animals for Food Fiber Energy Science Technology Engineering Math Common Core Connections Anchor Standards Reading Writing Speaking and Listening Language Practice Standards Mathematics State Specific Content for All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Submitted by a Specific State All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Specific to the AITC Regions All Regions Eastern Western Central Southern Companion Resources Type of Resource Activity Book Booklets Readers Kit Poster Map

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    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 Teaching Resources National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix Search Lesson Plans Search Lesson Plans Grade Level Early Elementary Grades K 2 Upper Elementary Grades 3 5 Middle School Grades 6 8 High School Grades 9 12 Content Area Health Nutrition Science Social Studies Economics Geography History Agricultural Literacy Outcomes Agriculture and the Environment Culture Society Economy Geography Food Health and Lifestyle Plants and Animals for Food Fiber Energy Science Technology Engineering Math Common Core Connections Anchor Standards Reading Writing Speaking and Listening Language Practice Standards Mathematics State Specific Content for All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Submitted by a Specific State All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Specific to the AITC Regions All Regions Eastern Western Central Southern Companion Resources Type of Resource Activity Book Booklets Readers Kit Poster Map Infographic Multimedia Website Other Companion Resource Bon a la Beef Videos Four professional video clips featuring elementary through high school

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  • From Boom to Dust
    pounds of soil per citizen during this one storm Some ships out at sea in the Atlantic Ocean were left with a quarter inch of dust on their decks Topsoil was not the only thing leaving the Dust Bowl Continual black blizzards contributed to the poverty of the people in the affected states and more than 2 5 million people fled the region most taking Route 66 west Nearly 10 of people fleeing the Dust Bowl relocated to California Franklin D Roosevelt FDR was aware of farmers suffering 30 of the population at that time were farmers and the country s struggle When he took office in 1933 FDR had already assembled the brain trust responsible for formulating the new policies that became known as the New Deal The New Deal included work relief programs like the Civilian Conservation Corps CCC that provided jobs to the unemployed poverty relief programs like the Social Security Act that provided income to retired workers and programs like the National Industrial Recovery Act that provided funding to fight soil erosion and more The goal of these New Deal programs was to ensure that the country recovered economically as well as environmentally In 1935 the Soil Conservation Service SCS was formed specifically to reduce soil erosion and promote soil conservation to prevent the formation of any more dust bowls In 1994 the SCS was renamed the Natural Resource Conservation Service NRCS The goal of the NRCS today is to help farmers provide a sustainable nutritious abundant food supply and protect healthy ecosystems that support a diversity of life The NRCS continues to work to protect healthy soil and clean water while also tackling rising issues such as clean air clean energy and climate change and exploring new conservation technologies Interest Approach Engagement Ask students to raise their hand if they have ever heard of the domino effect If possible demonstrate by setting up a series of domino blocks in a visible place in your classroom Explain that when the dominos are set up they are all stable Ask your students If I tip one block over what will happen The remaining blocks will also fall Demonstrate by knocking the dominos over Begin explaining to your students the historical background and context of the lesson As you do point out key events and set a domino up for each one you describe For example point out that during WWI the United States replaced Russia as a global agricultural supplier and grain prices rose to an all time high set up a domino representing increasing demand for US grain When farmers received high prices for their grain they were motivated to buy and till more land set up another domino The invention of the tractor drastically decreased the amount of labor required to grow crops domino Following WWI grain prices dropped so farmers needed to plant and sell more in order to make a profit domino Millions of acres of perennial grasslands were tilled to plant annual

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    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 Teaching Resources National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix Search Lesson Plans Search Lesson Plans Grade Level Early Elementary Grades K 2 Upper Elementary Grades 3 5 Middle School Grades 6 8 High School Grades 9 12 Content Area Health Nutrition Science Social Studies Economics Geography History Agricultural Literacy Outcomes Agriculture and the Environment Culture Society Economy Geography Food Health and Lifestyle Plants and Animals for Food Fiber Energy Science Technology Engineering Math Common Core Connections Anchor Standards Reading Writing Speaking and Listening Language Practice Standards Mathematics State Specific Content for All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Submitted by a Specific State All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Specific to the AITC Regions All Regions Eastern Western Central Southern Companion Resources Type of Resource Activity Book Booklets Readers Kit Poster Map Infographic Multimedia Website Other Companion Resource Children of the Dust Bowl The True Story of the

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    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 Teaching Resources National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix Search Lesson Plans Search Lesson Plans Grade Level Early Elementary Grades K 2 Upper Elementary Grades 3 5 Middle School Grades 6 8 High School Grades 9 12 Content Area Health Nutrition Science Social Studies Economics Geography History Agricultural Literacy Outcomes Agriculture and the Environment Culture Society Economy Geography Food Health and Lifestyle Plants and Animals for Food Fiber Energy Science Technology Engineering Math Common Core Connections Anchor Standards Reading Writing Speaking and Listening Language Practice Standards Mathematics State Specific Content for All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Submitted by a Specific State All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Specific to the AITC Regions All Regions Eastern Western Central Southern Companion

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    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 Teaching Resources National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix Search Lesson Plans Search Lesson Plans Grade Level Early Elementary Grades K 2 Upper Elementary Grades 3 5 Middle School Grades 6 8 High School Grades 9 12 Content Area Health Nutrition Science Social Studies Economics Geography History Agricultural Literacy Outcomes Agriculture and the Environment Culture Society Economy Geography Food Health and Lifestyle Plants and Animals for Food Fiber Energy Science Technology Engineering Math Common Core Connections Anchor Standards Reading Writing Speaking and Listening Language Practice Standards Mathematics State Specific Content for All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Submitted by a Specific State All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Specific to the AITC Regions All Regions Eastern Western Central Southern Companion Resources Type of Resource Activity Book Booklets Readers Kit Poster Map Infographic Multimedia Website Other

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    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 Teaching Resources National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix Search Lesson Plans Search Lesson Plans Grade Level Early Elementary Grades K 2 Upper Elementary Grades 3 5 Middle School Grades 6 8 High School Grades 9 12 Content Area Health Nutrition Science Social Studies Economics Geography History Agricultural Literacy Outcomes Agriculture and the Environment Culture Society Economy Geography Food Health and Lifestyle Plants and Animals for Food Fiber Energy Science Technology Engineering Math Common Core Connections Anchor Standards Reading Writing Speaking and Listening Language Practice Standards Mathematics State Specific Content for All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Submitted by a Specific State All States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming NAITC NAITCO Specific to the AITC Regions All Regions Eastern Western Central Southern Companion Resources Type of Resource Activity Book Booklets Readers Kit Poster Map Infographic Multimedia Website Other Companion Resource The Hungry Planet In 2000 the author began research for this book on the world

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