Virtual Farm Field Trip to Heap’s Giant Pumpkin Farm

The recorded zoom session will go here If you'd like to watch the field trip only.....click below. https://vimeo.com/458739398 Heap's Giant Pumpkin Farm Pumpkin Trivia Questions from Poll can be found here: heaps-pumpkin-patchDownload Use our Pumpkin Ag Mag http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/AgMags/Pumpkin%20Ag%20Mag_9.28_Interactive.pdf Use our Pumpkin Reader http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/terra_nova_pumpkins.shtml Find a Pumpkin Farm near you! https://www.specialtygrowers.org/shoplocal Some of our favorite books!

Soybean Harvest Field Trip with 8th Grader Natalie Pratt

Enjoy the recorded Zoom webinar below: https://youtu.be/709QVSGfMUY Here is the video of Natalie on the Farm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBJj0oxcS0E Illinois Soybean Association Pod to Plate Book Read Aloud https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqwqiX_aq1k&feature=youtu.be Illinois Soybean Association Pod to Plate: Soybean Processing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCeAjEPDwpg Soybeans used in biofuels https://youtu.be/koc9Obhcg_I The History of Soybeans and Soyfoods https://www.soyinfocenter.com/HSS/ae_staley_manufacturing.php Illinois Soybean Ag Mag  http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/AgMags/Soybean%20Ag%20Mag%202019.pdf Illinois Soybean … Continue reading Soybean Harvest Field Trip with 8th Grader Natalie Pratt

Applesauce Day, Lisa Amstutz Author Visit

Applesauce Day by Lisa Amstutz Zoom Recording will be available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG4t_GMFP7A Lisa's website is at http://www.lisaamstutz.com/ Check out Lisa's new book series Let's Go to the.....Apple Orchard...Pumpkin Patch...Harvest Festival...Nature Center at https://www.capstonepub.com/library/products/lets-go-to-the-apple-orchard/ Looking for an orchard to visit to pick your own apples and make your own applesauce? Check out https://www.specialtygrowers.org/shoplocal

Apple Orchard Field Trip to Braeutigam Orchard, Belleville.

https://vimeo.com/447610165 View the Zoom Call Video below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4OAa9VAp4s IAITC Apple Ag Mag http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/AgMags/Apple%20Ag%20Mag_2020_7.23__INTERACTIVE.pdf IAITC Apple Reader http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/terra_nova_apple.shtml IAITC Apple Young Reader http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/Young%20Reader%20Fact%20Sheets/AppleYoungReader.pdf Are you looking for a local orchard? Check out https://www.specialtygrowers.org/shoplocal

Pollinator Plot Field Trip to the Brookfield Zoo with Andre Copeland

https://youtu.be/Fw9OAFjzs9Y The Brookfield Zoo Pollinator Field Trip The Zoom Session will be recorded and available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzeAcrkOnVQ Information from our PowerPoint is here. brookfield-zoo-1Download Teachers who "attended" our field trip, please consider leaving us some feedback so we can continue to provide you meaningful content and lessons for your classroom. Click here to fill out … Continue reading Pollinator Plot Field Trip to the Brookfield Zoo with Andre Copeland

Welcome to the Farm Charles Roegge/Cass County/July 28, 2020

The recorded Zoom Conversation will be available here https://youtu.be/jQfDA5p_MbQ The Chat questions will be here charlie-meetting-chatDownload Charlie's Field Trip Video https://youtu.be/H0kARKkxnko Cass County Lewis Cass, soldier, statesman, minister to France, senator from Michigan,Secretary of War under Jackson, Secretary of State under Buchanan andcandidate for the presidency. Location with northern border the Sangamon River and western … Continue reading Welcome to the Farm Charles Roegge/Cass County/July 28, 2020

Illinois Reads/Illinois Center for the Book/Author Patricia Toht Field Trip

The Recording of this Zoom Call will be available here.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaohVrzb4oc Saved Chat Feature il-reads-saved-chatDownload Illinois State Library Center for the Book Power Point cneter-for-the-book-ag-in-the-classroom-july-2020Download Illinois Reads Video https://youtu.be/pvUIDN70vSo Patricia Toht Website http://www.patriciatoht.com/ Patty Toht Slide Presentation https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/16LqAI-rjfDQjkOO7cDzyyt5Qv1rQThM96tGlVbeRLL8/edit?usp=sharing Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators https://illinois.scbwi.org/ GROG Group Blog https://groggorg.blogspot.com/ Illinois Reads http://illinoisreads.org/ Illinois Reads … Continue reading Illinois Reads/Illinois Center for the Book/Author Patricia Toht Field Trip

Corn Field Trip-July 16, 2020

IL Corn Field Trip Recorded Zoom presentation will be available here https://youtu.be/xR39ieXSv9U Welcome to our Corn Field Trip with Alexa Vincent and Katie Smith, Illinois Corn Growers Association Interns. Corn Field Trip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obUs6lWbmWU Illinois AITC Corn Ag Mag  http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/AgMags/Corn%20Ag%20Mag%20Smartboard.pdf Illinois AITC   Readers  http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/terra_nova_corn.shtml Illinois AITC   Young Readers  http://www.agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/Young%20Reader%20Fact%20Sheets/FieldCornYoungReader.pdf Types of Corn  types-of-cornDownload A tale of … Continue reading Corn Field Trip-July 16, 2020

July 9, 2020 Staley Museum and Soybeans!

Our video of the call will be located here: https://youtu.be/xfmDh_ZFYD8 Welcome to the Staley Museum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vBspAXmOvA AE Staley the Man.   From North Carolina Farmer to Baking Soda to Starch to Decatur. https://staleymuseum.com/a-e-staley-bio/ Staley, Muller and Decatur https://staleymuseum.com/staley-mueller-connection/ Soybean Processing  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCeAjEPDwpg Soybean Processing Fact Sheet https://www.ilsoy.org/sites/default/files/media/pdfs/Behind%20the%20Crush%20Infographic.pdf Soybeans and Fuel  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koc9Obhcg_I#action=share History of Soybeans and Soyfoods https://www.soyinfocenter.com/HSS/ae_staley_manufacturing.php Staley today  … Continue reading July 9, 2020 Staley Museum and Soybeans!

Pork Field Trip-July 2 with Zach Perkins, 2020 Illinois Pork Ambassador

Our recorded Zoom Presentation is available at https://youtu.be/hUdoYfanVW8 Zach's field trip video! https://youtu.be/aG22S3PoaOc Pork Nutrient Cycle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiD2L3bGSE8 Illinois AITC  Pork Ag Mag Illinois AITC Pork Reader Illinois AITC Pork Young Readers Breeds of Pigs  Animal Cares-Pork Cares Pork Bi-Products https://www.ted.com/talks/christien_meindertsma_how_pig_parts_make_the_world_turn?language=en Books! Pig 05049 by Christine Meindertsma Pigs and Pork in the Story of Agriculture by … Continue reading Pork Field Trip-July 2 with Zach Perkins, 2020 Illinois Pork Ambassador