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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 aitc@cookcfb.org and we will share on our website!

 

 

One of our favorite poetry

books...

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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