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Social Studies & Economics

  • Beach Ball

    Beach Ball

    Do you have a complicated issue or problem to discuss with your students? Use a beach ball to demonstrate why a person might have a different "point of view." This activity helps students recognize that every issue can be seen from different points of...

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  • Cotton Bolls

    Cotton Bolls

    Grade K-12 (Kit)  Help your students understand how the fiber in their clothing, towels, and sheets comes from cotton plants. The seeds must be removed from the cotton fibers to make cloth. This process is called ginning (after Eli Whitney's cotton...

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  • Cotton Bolls Mini

    Cotton Bolls Mini

    Grades K-12 (MINI Kit) Help your students understand how the fiber in their clothing, towels, and sheets comes from cotton plants. The seeds must be removed from the cotton fibers to make cloth. This process is called ginning (after Eli Whitney's cotton...

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  • Google Earth

    Google Earth on the Range Repeat Photographs

    Grade 6-8 (Kit) Take a tour of Utah rangelands with historical photos and cutting edge technology. This kit includes one laminated copy of each repeat photograph included in the Google Earth on the Range lesson plan, which ties together the past and...

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  • Grains and Legumes

    Grains and Legumes of the World

    Grades 3-8 (Kit) This hands-on activity explores grains and legumes common in global agricultural production—barley, dent corn, popcorn, oats, rice, wheat, soybeans, lentils, and pinto beans. Students create their own journals that include...

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  • HerbsSpices

    Herbs and Spices Cards

    Grades 9-12 (Kit) This kit contains 30 cards with images of herbs and spices from around the world. The Herbs and Spices Cards are designed to be an add-on to the World Fabric Map. A downloadable version of the cards can be found in the lesson plan...

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  • lunch cards

    Lunch Cards

    Grades 3-5 (Kit) This kit contains 24 cards with images of foods commonly found in lunch boxes around the world. The Lunch Cards are designed to be an add-on to the World Fabric Map. A downloadable version of the cards can be found in the lesson...

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  • packing peanuts

    Packing Peanuts

    Grades 3-12 (Kit) Engage students in a quick and simple activity using a product that can be made from either renewable or non-renewable resources, packing peanuts. This kit contains enough petroleum-based, Styrofoam packing peanuts and corn-based,...

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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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  • three sisters seeds

    Three Sisters Seed Packet

    Grades K-5 Native Americans relied heavily on corn, squash, and beans, the "three sisters," for their survival. This packet contains organic, heirloom seeds ready to plant in the garden to demonstrate early Native American farming techniques. Use this...

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  • Utah Agriculture Activity Map

    Utah Agriculture Activity Map

    Grades K-8 (Map) * Download only. Do not add to cart. * This map of Utah has been divided into counties and identifies the commodities produced there. Students can color and learn to use a legend. Order a classroom set of 30 printed maps by adding this...

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  • Utah Agriculture Activity Map Poster

    Utah Agriculture Activity Map Poster

    Grades K-8 (Bulletin Board, Map) This 25" X 40" map of Utah has been divided into counties and identifies the commodities produced there. Students can color and learn to use a legend.  Download PDF of this map. Lesson plans associated...

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