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New York Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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Dirt: Secrets in the Soil (DVD)

This 60-minute DVD contains a six-segment program that brings fundamental lessons of soil science from the countryside to the classroom in a way that is sure to keep students entertained and motivated. Although designed specifically for Utah fourth-grade students, segments on soil texturing, soil layers, and composting are valuable resources for teachers in any state. This video is available on DVD or YouTube. Order this DVD online from 


Utah Agriculture in the Classroom

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