Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom offers two educator's guides for primary school teachers. The Exploring Plants: Kansas Crops guide is for third and fourth grade learners; and the Exploring Kansas Natural Resources guide is available for grades fifth and beyond. These educator's guides include extensive background information, lesson plans, outcomes, activities, worksheets and more.
Kansas teachers: to obtain your free printed copy of an educator's guide, complete the Educational Resource Request Form [pdf]. A nominal shipping fee is required with your order. Checks or money orders may be made payable to KFAC.
The guides are available to non-teachers and out-of-state individuals for $25. If you are not a Kansas teacher or you do not reside in Kansas but are interested in obtaining an educator's guide, please contact the KFAC office by phone (785) 320-4350 or email: email@example.com.
Created for third and fourth grade students, this educator's guide investigates Kansas grains and specialty crops in-depth, covering topics like soils, grains, specialty crops, simple machines and careers in agriculture. Order your copy of the updated guide today!
Financial support for the educator's guide was provided by KFAC donors, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service - Kansas, CHS Foundation, Kansas Corn Commission, Kansas Farm Bureau, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, Kansas Soybean Commission, Kansas Wheat Commission, and a USDA Specialty Crop Grant administered by the Kansas Department of Agriculture.
Created for students in fifth grade and beyond, this educator guide focuses on Kansas natural resources, highlighting the biomes of Kansas and careers in agriculture. Revised in 2008, this educator's guide is only available from KFAC in print form.
Sponsor for Exploring Kansas Natural Resources:
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service – Kansas