You are here

Educational Resources for Children, Parents, and Teachers

Educational Resources (NISIC)
USDA. NAL. National Invasive Species Information Center.
Links to an array of federal, state, academic, and organization Web sites providing educational materials on invasive species and integrated pest management.

Educational Resources (WQIC)
USDA. NAL. Water and Agriculture Information Center.
Describes educational publications and programs on water quality, natural resources, and the environment.

USDA for Kids
United States Department of Agriculture.
Presents youth-centered resources related to agriculture for students, parents, and teachers.

Having Fun at Your Local Farmer's Market
USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service.
Teaches kids about what they might find at a farmers' market. Also includes simple songs, recipes and activities.

Blastoff Game
USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.
Provides interactive computer game for children ages 6 to 11. Presents children with the ability to make food choices and select the best fuel for their rocket ship to reach Planet Power.

National Agriculture in the Classroom
USDA. National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Offers resources for educators and students that supplement and enhance existing curricula in science and the social sciences.

Just for Kids: Soil Biological Communities
USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.
Teaches children about soil with Wilbur the Soil Wizard, and they can even adopt a soil critter.

Celebrating Wildflowers: Just For Kids
USDA. United States Forest Service.
Learn about wildflowers on our National Forests and Grasslands with puzzles, coloring pages, and fun activities.

Food Safety Mobile Coloring Book
USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service.
Teaches children the four simple steps to food safety: "Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill."

Youth in Agriculture
DOL. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Addresses common agricultural hazards and offering potential safety solutions for both employers and young workers through an interactive web-based training tool.

My American Farm Games
American Farm Bureau. Foundation for Agriculture.
Provides interactive computer games teach agricultural literacy to elementary school children from kindergarten through Grade 5.

The Gateway to 21st Century Skills
Information Institute of Syracuse.
Arranges collections of educational materials found on federal, state, university, non-profit and commercial sites

NAGCAT Guidelines
NCCRAHS. North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks.
Helps adults match up a child's physical and mental abilities with the tasks involved in completing different agricultural jobs.

The Council: A National Partnership for Excellence in Agriculture and Education
The National Council for Agricultural Education.
Promotes classroom and laboratory instruction, work-based learning, and student leadership organizations.