This resource is information on the Cattle and Beef Industry from the United States Department of Agriculture. This article discusses the background of the Cattle and Beef Industry.
This lesson plan includes discussion questions and activities to help students understand physical activity guidelines for their age group and analyze their own physical activity levels, as well as, challenge themselves to increase their minutes spent being physically active.
This article describes substances that are included in the Oils group. Oils are fats that are liquid at room temperature, like the vegetable oils used in cooking. Oils come from many different plants and from fish. Oils are NOT a food group, but they provide essential nutrients. Therefore, oils are included in USDA food patterns.
This lesson plan uses graphic organizers to help students create podcasts/ radio broadcasts using a Natural Inquirer article.
Students will understand the importance of eating from all five food groups using the new MyPlate icon and the importance of physical activity to staying healthy.
The ERS State Fact Sheets provide information on population, income, poverty, food security, education, employment, organic agriculture, farm characteristics, farm financial indicators, top commodities, and exports.
Students participate in an activity that demonstrates the principles and dynamics of food chains and how energy is transferred when it passes from one organism to another.