Preparing students for a
future of informed agricultural
and environmental decisions

Pillars of Agricultural Literacy

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture
I. The Relationship Between Agriculture and the Environment
Land and Water Stewardship | Family Responsibility | Environmental Decision-making


Video:
1. Chapter 1-5 Discovery
2. Ecosystems Working with Farmers to Decrease Nitrogen Pollution

1. Natural Resources Lesson Plan (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
2. Soil Conservation Lesson Plan (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
3. Water Pollution Lesson Plan (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
4. Air Pollution Lesson Plan (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
5. Water Conservation Lesson Plan (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
6. How Actions Effect the Environment Lesson Plan (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson

7. Soil Conservation Lesson Plan(Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
8. Water Conservation Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
9. Air Pollution Reduction Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
10. Wildlife Habitats Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
11. Environmental Impact Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
12. Family Farms Value the Environment Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson

II. The Relationship Between Agriculture and Food, Fiber and Energy
Food Safety | Inspection | Energy Sources | Shared Values | Ethics | Production Methods


1. Food Safety (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
2. Ethics (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
3. Energy Sources (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
4. Safe Food Handling (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
5. Labeling (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
6. Geography (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
7. Family Farms (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson

8. Food Safety Lesson Plan(Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
9. Values of Farmers Values of Learners (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
10. Energy Availability Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
11. Regulatory Agencies Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
12. Read Labels Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
13. Types of Farming (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
14. Number of People to Feed Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
15. Historical Significance Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson

VI. The Relationship Between Agriculture and the Economy
Careers | Impact on US Economy | Hunger | Role in Global Economy


1. Jobs of Interest Lesson Plan (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
2. Agriculture is Important Lesson Plan (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
3. Trade Agreements Lesson Plan (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
4. Import and Export Lesson Plan (Grades 4-8) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson

6. Jobs in Agriculture Lesson Plan(Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
7. World Population Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
8. US Exports Agriculture Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
9. Agriculture Solves Hunger Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson
10. Supply and Demand Lesson Plan (Grades 9 - 12) and Inventory Sheet for this lesson