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TEACHING TOOLS LENDING LIBRARY

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MAGIC KITS

Multidisciplinary AGricultural Integrated Curriculum kits bring agriculture to life in your classroom! (grades 4-8)

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Dairy Magic Kit

Students can perform hands-on experiments making cottage cheese, yogurt, and ice cream while solving logic puzzles, exploring history, and current ag issues. Discover dairy with this Multidisciplinary Agricultural Integrated Curriculum Kit .

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Insect Magic Kit

Capture students’ interest as they study butterflies, grasshoppers, honeybees, and boll weevils while honing skills across four subject areas. Bring ag topics to life with this Multidisciplinary Agricultural Integrated Curriculum Kit.

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Machines Magic Kit

Learn the history of farm machinery & the impact of modern farming techniques. Hands-on exercises identify simple machines within machinery parts & estimate farm costs. Check out this Multidisciplinary Agricultural Integrated Curriculum Kit.

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Soil Magic Kit

Conduct experiments on soil pH, soil profiles and components, and crop rotation! Learn the unique history of our state and its valuable resource, soil. Unearth soil with this Multidisciplinary Agricultural Integrated Curriculum Kit

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AGRI-LEARNING KITS

Extensive thematic kits for grades PreK-3

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The Wheat We Eat

Instantly engage your students as they examine and dissect a stalk of wheat and grind their own wheat kernels. Books, a DVD, vocabulary cards and a bundle of wheat accompany a binder packed with lessons and activities in this kit.

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Adventures Around the Farm

The lessons and materials in this kit will help students understand what a farm is, what farmers do, and what comes from farms. They will also learn that there are many different kinds of farms. Students will follow food from farm to the store. Through this kit, students discover that we all depend on agriculture every day of our lives.

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Pondering Pizza

Take a look at a slice of agriculture–a pizza slice. Through books & videos, see how the ingredients on your pizza begin on farms, are processed, distributed, and made into a delicious meal. Explore “Planet Pizza” and visit a real “pizza farm!”

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Unraveling Fibers

Unravel the mysteries of the fibers that make up our clothing and a multitude of other items we use daily. Through hands-on activities, books, a video, and fiber samples, discover the origins of many natural fibers such as cotton, wool, and silk.

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AG MAGS & READERS

Help your students practice their informational reading skills! The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Ag Mags are 4-page, colorful agricultural magazines for kids. These thematic readers contain ag facts, engaging images, activity ideas, and each topic spotlights related agricultural careers. Contact our office for packs of 30 ag mags. Click on the links below to use the interactive online versions.

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Apple Ag Mag

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Beef Ag Mag

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Career Ag Mag

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Corn Ag Mag

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Dairy Ag Mag

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Horse Ag Mag

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Illinois History
Ag Mag

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Livestock Ag Mag

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Nutrition Ag Mag

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Pizza Ag Mag

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Pollinator Ag Mag

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Pork Ag Mag

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Poultry Ag Mag

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Pumpkin Ag Mag

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Seasons Ag Mag

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Soil Ag Mag

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Soybean Ag Mag

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Tree Ag Mag

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Water Ag Mag

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Wheat Ag Mag

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Urban Ag Mag

Every Seed Grows into Something Amazing

To borrow one of our kits or to get paper copies of the Ag Mag please contact:

Donna Zwilling, Ag in the Classroom Coordinator

Richland County Farm Bureau

618-393-4116

richlandaitc@gmail.com

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