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4-Page Colorful Ag Magazines for Kids
The Illinois Farm Bureau® Ag Mags contain information about agriculture, bright pictures, classroom activities and agricultural careers. Contact Cook County Farm Bureau® to receive copies for your classroom. Keep scrolling to find the newly created Ag Ventures pages.
Lessons Featured in Monthly Cooperator
This year’s monthly member newsletter, The Cooperator, is featuring a wide range of QR Codes designed to provide a quick ag literacy resource for educators or individuals interested in learning resources. Check back monthly to see what topic is being explored.
Our learning kits are multidisciplinary, all inclusive, and designed to bring agriculture to life in your classroom. We provide lesson plans, along with supplementary supplies (if needed) on the following subject areas: Soil•Insects/Pollinators•
Online Curriculum Map for K-12 Teachers
The Matrix contextualizes national education standards in science, social studies, and nutrition education with relevant instructional resources linked to Common Core Standards.
Short and Sweet Home Learning
Enjoy a visit to the farm without leaving your home. Join us as we explore dairy cows, ruminant animals, feed, chicks and more. Ideas to use for educators and "new parent teachers".
Journey 2050 takes students on a virtual farm simulation that explores world food sustainability. Using an inquiry-based approach, the program encourages students to make decisions and adjusts them as they see their impact on society, the environment and the economy at a local and global scale.