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Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom

March, 2017

March Featured Teacher: Judy Mullen, Enid

March Calendar

Full 2016-17 Calendar

 

March is National Peanut Month

 

March is National Nutrition Month

Green is good for you! Have a green lunch for St. Patrick's Day
green grapes
spinach salad
split pea soup
green-colored milk
saltine crackers painted with green food coloring

OAITC Nutrition Lessons

ChooseMyPlate.gov

Nutritious Recipes for the Classroom

 

March 2 is the birthday of Dr. Seuss and Read Across America Day

The Lorax Project

See our list of Ag-Related Books for Children and Young Adults

March 30 is the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh. Happy Birthday, Vincent!

Sower With the Setting Sun, Vincent Van Gogh, 1888

The image of a farmer with the arm extended and throwing seeds on the furrows of the field was one of Van Gogh's favorite representations of farmers. In 1888, while the artist was staying at Arles, he painted various scenes of the Sower, most of them inspired by Jean-Francois Millet, who years earlier painted many scenes of farmers and sowers. But soon Van Gogh would show a personal interpretation of these traditional scenes, introducing the impressionist style to the countryside, with short strokes and the application of vibrant colors. In the painting above, the sower is the main object in the painting. The big, dark tree located next to the sower divides the painting diagonally. In the back a big round sun finishes the trilogy of big figures.

Create a Van Gogh Vase (from education.com)

More Ag in Art

Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom

Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom is a program of the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the Oklahoma State Department of Education.