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Ag in the Classroom: California Agriculture on the Move

What's Growin' On? This 16-page newspaper highlights the many agricultural products of California. Activities, trivia, readings, and graphics are sprinkled throughout providing a connection for every learner.

(California Ag in the Classroom)

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Ag in the Classroom: Lesson Plans

Welcome to Teacher Center where you can find information and resources that you can use in your classroom.

(California Ag in the Classroom Teacher Center)

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Ag in the Classroom: National Teacher Center

National Agriculture in the Classroom supports state programs by providing a network that seeks to improve agricultural literacy — awareness, knowledge, and appreciation — among PreK-12 teachers and their students.

The Center's content is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

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Agricultural Facts

Here is help for your homework!

Learn more about agricultural production in all 50 states!

(National Agriculture in the Classroom)

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Alien Invaders!

Exotic Invasive Plant Activity Guide. This guide contains a collection of hands-on activities that are easy for teachers to use in the classroom and in the schoolyard. (Georgia Exotic Plant Pest Council)

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All About Snails

Snails live amongst the bugs & can be found in gardens, in ponds & even in the sea. They belong to a group of animals with a soft body called molluscs (mollusks) which are related to oysters, clams & other shellfish. (

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Bug Info

Information Sheets! (Smithsonian Institution)

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Encyclopedia of Life: Insects

Browse lessons and activities from EOL and our partners. Lessons and activities include relevant materials, EOL Collections and podcasts that can be used to supplement existing curriculum or on their own. These activities are aimed at upper elementary and middle school students but can be modified for elementary or high school students.

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Homeowner’s Guide to Entomology and House Insects

Amateur entomology can be a window into understanding biology (the metamorphosis of bugs, taxonomy of collected specimens, habitat of insects), horticulture (what flowers to plant to cultivate a butterfly garden; alongside what plant species can certain beetles be found), chemistry (the impact of environmental toxins on insects), and physics (constructing cages and traps for collection).

(Article by Home Advisor)

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How to Spot and Stop Invasive Species

Increase awareness and understanding of agriculture among California's educators and students.

The California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom is dedicated to fostering a greater public knowledge of the agriculture industry. This unit was funded in 2015 by the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Written by Robin Satnick, Crane Country Day School, Santa Barbara County.


Studying earth's most diverse organisms. This site aims to help you really see insects for the miniature marvels they represent and to understand how intertwined our cultures have become with these alien creatures.

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Insects, Bugs and other Creepy Crawlies

Animal Corner is an animal encyclopedia featuring pets, wildlife, insects, marine life, farm animals, rainforest animals, venomous creatures and reptiles.

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Insects on the Playground!

Insects are just about anywhere that you look: at home in your yard, in the grass at school, near the playground equipment, or in the dirt. There are so many insects that they make up 80 to 90 percent of all animals. That's a lot! There are also more than a million different types of insects. But what makes an insect an insect?

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Plant Heroes

The Plant Heroes are four young adults from different parts of the U.S. who share a love for nature and interest in science. They have come together to form a “super” team that protects trees by stopping the spread of invasive pests and diseases. (The Plant Heroes is brought to you by the American Public Gardens Association (APGA). For more information on APGA visit

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Wings, Stings and Leggy Things

What is an insect? Everything you want to know about insects! Filled with fun activities!

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Wonderful World of Insects

There are well over 1 million different known species of insects in the world, (Mr Gordon Ramel)

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Yellowstone National Park

This page is not just for kids, there's a little teacher stuff at the bottom! (Yellowstone National Park)

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