Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Web Site
Book/Magazine
Learning Kit
Abstract: 

The Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom program provides materials, programs and other opportunities, especially to K-12 youth and educators, in helping to develop an understanding and awareness of agriculture and its importance to Minnesota, the nation and the world.

The mission of Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) education program is to promote understanding and awareness of the importance of agriculture. The program offers many free teacher resources via the MN Department of Agriculture website.

The third edition of the Food for Thought Minnesota Mapping Curriculum is now available; it was produced in collaboration with the Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education.

AgMag and AgMag Jr are available to download along with a teacher guide for grades 4-6.

Preview segments of the Fields of Energy DVD about ethanol, cellulose, and biodiesel.

Author: 
Al Withers, Program Director
Topic Areas: 
Education
Agriculture
Curriculum
Stewardship
Target Audience: 
Grades Pre K-12
Teachers
All
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Contact(s) or order information.: 

Al Withers, Program Director
c/o MN Dept. of Agriculture
625 N. Robert ST
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 201-6688
http://www.mda.state.mn.us/kids.aspx

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