"AG"mazing Web Resources — Curriculum Areas
- Social Studies and History
- Science and Science Fair Ideas
- Agriculture Careers
- Great place for fieldtrips!
- Websites for Ag Educators
- Nutrition Explorations
- Choose MyPlate
- Check out the new food plate that replaced the food pyramid!
- Grain Foods Foundation
- Learn about the nutrition of grain foods
- Access to information on food and human nutrition.
- Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior
- Nutrition resources and guidelines.
- Farm to Table Online
- Find current information on the local/organic/sustainable foods.
Social Studies and History
- Neo K12
- Find educational and ready to use videos about agriculture. This site is great for resources to make school presentations.
- Social Studies for Kids
- Farming in the 13 American colonies.
- Agcirultural History Society
- Read articles on all aspects of the history of agriculture.
- National Agriculture in the Classroom
- Find a quick and easy resource for facts about each state.
Science and Science Fair Ideas
- Great for kids 8-13 and teachers
- Natural Resources Conservation Service, New Mexico
- Great resources for soil science information and posters!
- Kids Gardening
- Gardening can cover so many subject areas, especially science. Don't have soil? Try hydroponics!
- Desert Blooms
- Includes plant selector, how-to videos, and informative columns for New Mexico.
- National Agricultural Library
- USDA Living Science
- Check out the many careers in food, agriculture, and natural resources.
- Scientific Video Site
- A bimonthly e-zine about science, technology, & society – a resource for secondary educators.
- Food Safety Education
- YouTube - Careers in Agriculture
- Utah Agriculture in the Classroom Youtube Career Playlist
- Ag Careers
- This is a great database of career fields related to agriculture.
Great place for fieldtrips!
- New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
- Located in Las Cruces, NM
- Mesilla Valley Maze
- Pumpkin patch and corn maze near Las Cruces - Be sure to check out the great curriculum guides with a different theme each year!
- McCall's Pumpkin Patch
- Pumpkin patch and corn maze near Albuquerque.
- El Rancho de las Golondrinas
- This living history museum is near Santa Fe. Step back in time and see how our lives depend on agriculture! Spanish Colonial Days is a great time to go!
- Southwest Dairy Farmers
- Bring the fieldtrip to your school with the Mobile Dairy Classroom from Southwest Dairy Farmers!
Websites for Ag Educators
- National Association of Agriculture Educators
- This resource can be used to make connections with ag educators around the nation.
- National Council for Agricultural Education
- National Association of Supervisors of Agricultural Education
- Association for Career and Technical Education
- National FFA Organization
- Everything you need to know about the FFA program.
- The National Resource Center for Agriscience & Technology Education
- American Association Agricultural Education
- National Farm & Ranch Business Management Education Association, Inc.
- National Young Farmer Educational Association
- Finding the next generation of young ag leaders!