Lesson Plans

The California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom takes pride in the variety of resources it offers to educators and students. Periodically, materials are revised or removed from general circulation. The lesson plans in this "Archives" section are sound educational pieces which will enhance your teaching. However, they are not listed on the main lesson plan section solely because they are not aligned to the current Content Standards for California Public Schools nor do they contain the most current statistics or contact information.

Starting All Over Again (The Cycles of Nature)

By Lois Bechely and Karen Traiger
Grade: 6-8
Subjects: Mathematics, English Language Arts

Middle school students perform activities, experiments and a cross-curricular role play to learn the importance of cycles in nature and their relationships to the production of food and life on planet Earth. Carbon, Oxygen, water, rock/soil and nitrogen cycles are examined. This unit may be used as a supplement to How Much Is Too Much? How Much Is Too Little?

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