New Hampshire Agriculture in the Classroom

Lessons & Resources


School to Farm Lessons

Find a variety of lessons, videos and activities to enhance the learning opportunities of the School to Farm field trips. Find topics such as dairy, fiber, poultry, maple and more, all targeted towards fourth grade students.

Storybooks

Find a list of storybooks available for loan with associated lesson plans and activities.

Annual Agricultural Literacy Program

Maple Syrup from the Sugarhouse

Maple Syrup from the Sugarhouse by Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton follows Kelsey, her family and her friends as they collect sap and turn it into maple syrup. A heartwarming story infused with informative descriptions is a delight for the reader. The book and supporting materials will be available in January 2019.

Seed Soil Sun

Appropriate for grades K-4, this book uses wonderful photographs to explore soil, follow germination, look at composting, touch on photosynthesis and discovers the edible parts of a plant.

Corn

This delightfully illustrated book is appropriate for grades K-4. Students will discover the history, botany, production and uses of corn.

How Do Apples Grow?

Appropriate for grades K-4, students will explore how an apple grows from bud to flower to fruit, discover if they have ever eaten part of a flower and take a look at different varieties.

Who Grew My Soup?

Students will enjoy this delightful tale of a young boy exploring exactly what his mother put in his vegetable soup while learning about local agriculture.

Resource Library

Animals

Crops

Gardening

General Resources

Maple

Social Studies

Other Topics