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New York Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

Lesson Plans (3)

Climate Change Phenomena: Bananas in Our Breadbasket?

Students will explore the carbon cycle and evaluate associated phenomena of climate as they discover the impact climate change could have on the farms that produce our food. Grades 6-8

Geography and Climate for Agricultural Landscapes (Grades 6-8)

Students will discover how geography and climate influence the crops that are grown and the livestock that is raised in each state. Grades 6-8

Growing America

Students determine corn anatomy and function of plant parts, identify stages of plant development in corn, and research how temperature plays a role in corn growth as they calculate growing degree units (GDUs) for a region. Grades 6-8

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