Agriculture Adventures: Kentucky
Agriculture Adventures is a mobile program that provides an assembly and hands-on activities about agricultural, science, and environmental concepts. Aligned to meet Kentucky Common Core Standards for assessment.
Mobile Science Activity Center
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture will bring a mobile laboratory to your school or event where students will investigate science concepts related to agriculture and the environment.
National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference comes to Louisville, KY
June 16-20, 2015
The national agricultural literacy conference will be in the Bluegrass, June 16-20, 2015, and is expected to bring more than 500 educators from around the country. The conference provides three days of workshops for kindergarten through 12th grade teachers, to show how to use agriculture to teach core subjects of language arts, science, social studies and health. In addition, conference participants will participate in traveling workshops on nearby farms. The conference also honors several national teacher winners and a national Ag Advocate winner for the innovative ways they use agriculture to teach students about an important industry. Learn more
Growing Agricultural & Environmental Literacy in the Bluegrass
The Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom, Inc. strives to encourage and promote a partnership between agricultural and environmental groups and the educators in the Bluegrass in order to integrate important concepts of agriculture and environment into curriculum.
We also work to develop new curriculum resources and programs that meet current Kentucky-adopted teaching standards.
KyAEC, Inc. and its programs are supported by members of the agricultural, environmental and educational communities.
Poster & Essay Winners Honored
Winners of the Kentucky Agriculture Poster and Essay Contest were honored on March 13 in Lexington. KAEC provided each winner a $100 award. KDA administers the program.
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