After-school programs and summer camps are equipped with hands-on activities that encourage active learning for youth through the Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom Camp & Club Kits. All resources align to Nebraska State Education Content Standards and can be customized for your program. Contact Brooke Tempel, education specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (402) 421-4408 with questions about the kits.
Kit Level: Sixth – Eighth Grade
Students investigate population growth in the world and develop a plan to grow more food on a shrinking amount of soil through STEM concepts.
Scientific Working Journal
Lesson One: Our World & Soil
Lesson Two: Caring for the Earth
Lesson Three: Traits
Lesson Four: Choices
Lesson Five: Germination and Seeds
Lesson Six: Pollination
Lesson Seven: Corn Plastic
Lesson Eight: Final Project
Kit Level: Kindergarten – Second Grade
Students explore the five food groups and what state-grown foods fit into each group. This club makes a local connection to good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.