“Specialty Crops” Summer Teacher Training: July 20 and 27, 2021

After viewing the 7/27 session, please fill out the reflection here. After viewing the 7/20 session, please fill out the reflection here. To sign up for the Get-a-Grant Workshop, please fill out the form here. https://youtu.be/_IkAcjSK-CM https://youtu.be/eM_UIW8Qxj4 Here are all the lessons and resources covered in the Specialty Crops Sessions: Popcorn ScienceDownload Ode to a … Continue reading “Specialty Crops” Summer Teacher Training: July 20 and 27, 2021

Let’s Give ‘Em PUMPKIN to Talk About: National AITC Conference 2021

Included here are all the resources from Illinois Ag in the Classroom's "Let's Give 'Em Pumpkin to Talk About" presentation at the National Ag in the Classroom Conference on June 29, 2021. Lesson BookletDownload All of the online interactive editions of our Ag Mags can be accessed here. https://youtu.be/m3Qjn7KfLqA All of our "Bee School" videos … Continue reading Let’s Give ‘Em PUMPKIN to Talk About: National AITC Conference 2021

Celebrate National Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021

We're celebrating National Pollinator Week by recommending some of our favorite pollinator-themed lessons and books for teachers to incorporate into their classrooms next year. Monday, June 21 AgVenture with PollinatorDownload You can also access the online version of our Pollinator Ag Mag here. Tuesday, June 22 Bag ButterflyDownload Wednesday, June 23 Powder-Powered PollinationDownload Thursday, June … Continue reading Celebrate National Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021

SAI Presentations Summer 2021

Here you will find the full lesson plans and supplemental materials from the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom SAI presentations across the state this summer. Full Lesson Plans from the Summer 2021 "Watch Them Grow" Lesson Booklet: futures-farmingDownload colors-on-your-plateDownload milk-plasticDownload my-little-seed-houseDownload biodegradable-packing-peanutDownload lincolns-patentDownload rumination-navigationDownload bacon-blackout-poetryDownload wheat-millingDownload odetoavegetableDownload apple-pie-journeyDownload pumpkin_catapultDownload say-it-with-soilDownload water-cycle-in-a-bagDownload plant-mazeDownload powder-powered-pollinationDownload egg-cellent-embryologyDownload paper-bag-horseDownload … Continue reading SAI Presentations Summer 2021

“Natural Resources” Summer Teacher Training: June 8 and June 15, 2021

After viewing the June 8 session, please fill out the reflection here. After viewing the June 15 session, please fill out the reflection here. Sign up for the next block on Livestock on June 22 and 29 here. https://youtu.be/HJ9wybvOMD8 https://youtu.be/d7WGSqHN6qc Sign up for the IAITC Summer Book Club here. Sign up for the IAITC Get-a-Grant … Continue reading “Natural Resources” Summer Teacher Training: June 8 and June 15, 2021

Summer 2021 Teacher Trainings with IAITC

Join Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom on Tuesday mornings this summer to learn more about how to incorporate agriculture-themed lessons and activities into your classroom next school year. The one-hour weekly sessions will cover the following themes: Natural Resources, Livestock, Row Crops, and Specialty Crops. Each theme will be discussed in two week blocks. Sign … Continue reading Summer 2021 Teacher Trainings with IAITC

Mannie L. Jackson University of Illinois Basketball Hall of Fame

https://youtu.be/i4WLf8JUuUo https://vimeo.com/520961431/83a7cd8c4f Mannie L Jackson https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/globetrotters-owner-will-hold-court/article_f12c9418-2a1c-565e-93a1-cad853f0e256.html Mannie Jackson and Harlem Globetrotters https://www.hoophall.com/hall-of-famers/mannie-jackson/ State Farm Center/Assembly Hall http://www.statefarmcenter.com/arena-info/about-state-farm-center James Naismith https://www.thoughtco.com/james-naismith-basketball-1991639 Calhoun County Peaches https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/john-kass/ct-met-calhoun-county-peaches-kass-20180817-story.html Maple Floors https://blog.cityfloorsupply.com/why-are-sports-floors-always-made-out-of-maple-wood/#:~:text=Its%20high%20shock%20resistance%20is,fatigue%20in%20the%20athletes'%20joints.&text=Bowling%20alley%20floors%20and%20even%20the%20pins%20are%20constructed%20from%20maple%20wood. Coach Lou Henson https://www.pjstar.com/article/20110622/NEWS/306229918 Coach Henson Record https://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/coaches/lou-henson-1.html The Whiz Kids: https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2005-01-26-0501260392-story.html Horween Leather Basketballs https://tradevistas.org/from-factory-to-finals-how-are-basketballs-made/ Illinois Basketball Players with Agriculture Connections https://fightingillini.com/documents/2020/11/22//3_Fighting_Illini_025_050.pdf?id=31902 #3 Jacob Grandison Major: Earth, … Continue reading Mannie L. Jackson University of Illinois Basketball Hall of Fame