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Companion Resources

  • Popcorn on the Cob

    Popcorn on the Cob

    Grades K-12 (Kit) Pop popcorn right off the cob! Simply place the ear of popcorn in a brown paper bag, roll the end, and microwave. Lesson plans associated with this kit can be found on the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix.

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  • Protein Food Cards

    Protein Food Cards

    Grades 9-12 (Kit) This kit contains 18 cards double-sided cards printed on durable synthetic paper. Use these cards to teach students about complete and incomplete sources of proteins. The lesson plan Say Cheese for Protein on the National...

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  • PTC paper

    PTC Test Paper

    Are you a "taster" or a "non-taster?" PTC paper is used to test whether or not a person can taste the bitter flavor of phenylthiocarbamide (PTC). The ability to taste or not taste PTC is conveyed by a single gene, TAS2R38, that codes for a taste receptor...

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  • Ranch Starter

    Ranch Starter

    Grades 3-8 (Kit) Need a great way to connect students to rangelands? Have them start their own ranch! This kit includes 30 Jiffy peat pellet pots and enough grass seed to fill each pot. As your class learns about cattle grazing, students will see how...

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  • rice

    Rice in the Hull

    Grades 3-8  A small 1-oz bag of rice seed still in the hull. The hull is a hard protective coating that protects the rice seed. Removal of the hull is done at a mill and is the first step in processing rice for consumption. This is a companion...

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  • glasses

    Safety Glasses

    Polycarbonate Impact Resistant Lens sized for Adults.  Potential eye hazards may exist in the classroom. Use these clear safety glasses to protect your eyes from potential hazards.

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  • 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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    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...

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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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  • 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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