Upper Elementary: Agriculture By The Numbers

Lesson Plan (PDF)

Student Learning Objectives

  1. Explain why agriculture is the business that provides all food, much of our clothing and some shelter.
  2. Explain how so many people can be fed with so few farmers and so little land.
  3. List ways that science and technology have helped the U.S. agriculture industry produce more food and fiber with fewer people.
  4. Describe how agriculture has changed over the last 100 years.

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