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Companion Resources

  • SandpaperTexturing

    Sandpaper Texturing

    Grades K-8 (Kit) Students will explore soil textures using sandpaper and hand lenses. Kit includes 30 squares of sandpaper (10 pieces of 60 grit, 10 pieces of 220 grit and 10 pieces of 400 grit) and 10 hand lenses that students will use to explore basic...

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  • shopping cart

    Science in Your Shopping Cart

    Grades 3-8 (DVD 13 min.) We pay less for food than citizens of other nations; the United States enjoys the cheapest food in the world. Each year, dozens of improved products and new varieties of fruits, nuts, and vegetables emerge from the laboratories...

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  • seed id

    Seed ID

    Grades 6-8 (Kit) Engage students' inner detectives while reaching standards for science! Use this kit along with the Classified: Crop Case Files lesson plan to inspire students to examine observable traits, learn about classification in a real-world...

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  • Seed Samples

    Seed Samples

    Grade K-12 (Seeds only) This kit contains a variety of agronomic or crop seeds. Samples of corn, wheat, rice, and quinoa seeds are included. Use these seeds to complement the lesson Serious Cereal Science found on the National Agricultural Literacy...

    $18.00
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  • terrarium kit

    Seeds for Terrariums

    Grade K-12 (Seeds) This kit contains a variety of agronomic or crop seeds for planting in terrariums. Seed varieties include wheat, soybeans, popcorn, and bean seeds. Use these seeds to complement the lesson Terrariums: A Look at the Living...

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  • serious cereal science

    Serious Cereal Science

    Grades 6-12 (Kit) Just as grains were foundational in the advent of agriculture thousands of years ago, they continue to play a central role in agriculture and food security today. Corn, rice, and wheat provide more than half of the calories consumed by...

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  • sheep

    Sheep - Utah's Agricultural Cornerstone

    Grades 3-8 (DVD 23 min.) During the first decades of the 20th century, sheep were the most important livestock in Utah in both numbers and value. In the 1920s there were over 2.5 million sheep in Utah worth $23 million dollars! Utah, with its millions...

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  • Soil Painting

    Soil Painting

    Grades 3-5 (Kit)  This kit includes five Utah soils that have been finely ground and sifted. Each soil is labeled with the name of the Utah county from which it was collected, the soil type and order, and the color of the soil classified by hue,...

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  • Soil Sample (Clay)

    Soil Sample (Clay)

    This kit contains a 2-cup sample of clay soil. The soil in this kit is intended for students who are doing a soil texture analysis by feel and appearance. See Activity 2: Soil Textures By Feel in the lesson plan Types by Texture. Additional...

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  • white sand

    Soil Sample (Sand)

    This kit contains a 2-cup sample of sand soil. The soil in this kit is intended for students who are doing a soil texture analysis by feel and appearance. See Activity 2: Soil Textures By Feel in the lesson plan Types by Texture. Additional soils...

    $8.00
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  • Soil Sample (Silt loam)

    Soil Sample (Silt loam)

    This kit contains a 2-cup sample of silt loam soil. The soil in this kit is intended for students who are doing a soil texture analysis by feel and appearance. See Activity 2: Soil Textures By Feel in the lesson plan Types by Texture...

    $8.00
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  • Soil Samples (Soil Texture)

    Soil Samples (Soil Texture)

    This is a great kit for teaching students about soil textures. The soils samples are intended for students who are doing a texture analysis by feel and appearance. See Activity 2: Soil Textures By Feel in the lesson plan Types by Texture. The kit...

    $20.00
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