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Friday, April 17, 202

National Haiku Day





 View interactive Season

Ag Mag here




April is National Poetry Month!

Learn more about it here



 Want to learn more?  Enjoy a blackout poetry lesson here 



Now that you are inspired....

Send us a haiku related to what you saw in nature this week via email to and we will share on our website!



One of our favorite poetry


Popcorn Astronauts



Learn more about poetry and author, Deborah Ruddell here










Find lessons related to

this book here



Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Windy Wednesday



Click here for Wind Lesson


View interactive Renewable Energy Ag Mag here


Make a pinwheel and watch the power of the wind

Find pinwheel template here


Enjoy videos, lessons, and links about wind energy


Try Engineering Elementary/Primary


Try Engineering High School/Secondary Lessons


Tour the inside of a wind turbine


PBS Learning video


Monday, April 13, 2020

Dissecting a Daffodil




We know flowers are beautiful but each part of a flower has a name and function...go for a walk and find a daffodil to dissect.  


Follow along with the video below and discover the parts of a daffodil





Visit the National Ag in the Classroom Matrix for Flower Power Lesson Plans


Thursday, April 16, 2020

Pollination-Bees, Butterflies, and Drones



Watch drone pollination here




View interactive Pollinator

Ag Mag here


Make a Bee Hummer

Find bee hummer instructions here


Enjoy videos, lesson, and links about pollination


Wings, Stings, and Leggy Things


Beyond the Barn Door, Hungry Catapillar and MORE


Bee Hummer video


Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Chocolate shake or soil slurry?


Click here for Soil Slurry Lesson




View interactive Soil Ag Mag here


Make a biodegradable seedling pot

Find pot instructions here

gather soil from your garden and seeds from your kitchen scraps, water and wait




Join our friends on a nature walk to discover living and non-living items.


Additional resources from Nutrients for Life



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