Agriculture in the Geography Classroom

Produced for Agriculture in the Classroom under a cooperative agreement between Cooperative State, Research, education and Extension Service of the United States Department of Agriculture and the University of North Dakota's Upper Midwest Aerospace Consortium

In My Own Backyard (K-3)

Students explore the soil and vegetation found in their home and/or school environment and map a familiar area.

The Sweet Connection (4-6)

Students use maps to find what crops are dominant in areas where honey bees are raised and discuss possible correlations.

Snack Search (6-8)

Students make maps to show where the agricultural products used to produce various packaged snacks are grown.

This Land is Our Land

Students research and map federal land holdings and explore the benefits of having land held in trust by the federal government. Students will also discuss acceptable uses for public land.