Spring 2016—utah.agclassroom.org 2 Congratulations to Jennifer Dabb Chipman: Utah AITC’s Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Winner Jennier Dabb Chipman, the art teacher or K-8 students at Promontory School o Expeditionary Learning in B
Fall 2015—utah.agclassroom.org 2 Plan now to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in Phoenix, Arizona June 20-24, 2016. Utah Teachers: Apply for a $500 Utah Agriculture in the Classroom Grant.
Spring 2015—utah.agclassroom.org 2 utah.agclassroom.orgutah.agclassroom.org AUTHENTIC experiential ACCESSIBLE UTAH.agclassroom.org Join us August 4–5, 2015, at Utah state University This exciting two-day institute is designed to help K-5 teachers infu
Winter 2015—utah.agclassroom.org 2 Congratulations to the schools and teachers who have been chosen as awardees or this year’s Hatching Science grant. Awardees will receive an incubator, brooding equipment, curriculum materials, and enrollment in the Hatching Science workshop in their area. Resources will be distributed at one o ve workshops that will be held in Iron, Cache, Utah, Salt Lake, and Davis counties (see dates below). Please note that awardees must be present at one of these workshops to receive their resources. Workshop Schedule All Utah teachers are invited to join grant awardees at one o the 2015 Hatching Science workshops. Tese workshops are designed to help teachers understand the technical aspects o hatching chicks and will provide relevant, hands-on activities or integrating embryology themes into core science curriculum. Lie cycles, heredity, and animal needs will be addressed. All participants will receive relevant, standards-based classroom materials to complement their study o embryology. A light dinner will be served. Workshops will be held at the ollowing locations: Iron County: Southern Utah University March 4, 2015, 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Cache County: Utah State University March 11, 2015, 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Utah County: Utah County Extension Ofce March 18, 2015, 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Salt Lake County: South Jordan Middle School March 25, 2015, 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Davis County: Davis School District Ofce Kendell Bldg. March 26, 2015, 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Each workshop is limited to 35 teachers. Register online at http://utaitc.org/1ATbjgs Hatching Science Grant Awardees Science Hatching Grant-winning Schools Birch Creek Elementary, Smitheld Bluf Ridge Elementary, Syracuse Century Elementary, Bear River City Copper Canyon Elementary, West Jordan Doxey Elementary, Sunset Elk Meadows, South Jordan Ellison Park Elementary, Layton Farmington Elementary, Farmington Foothill Elementary, Orem Freedom Preparatory Academy, Provo Heritage Elementary, Nibley Hillcrest Elementary, Logan Holbrook Elementary, Bountiul Iron Springs, Cedar City Jordan Ridge, South Jordan Kaysville Elementary, Kaysville Lakeview Elementary, Roy Lincoln Academy, Pleasant Grove Lincoln Elementary, Layton Mana Academy, West Valley City MarLon Hills Elementary, Ogden Midas Creek Elementary, Riverton Mountain Shadows Elementary, West Jordan Mountain View Elementary, Layton Mt. Loaer Elementary, Salem Noah Webster Academy, Orem North Elementary, Cedar City Oakcrest Elementary, West Jordan Oak Hills Elementary, Bountiul Orem Elementary, Orem Park Elementary, Spanish Fork Parowan Elementary, Parowan Reading Elementary, Centerville Riverside Elementary, Washington Riverton Elementary, Riverton Roy Elementary, Roy Saratoga Shores Elementary, Saratoga Springs Snow Springs Elementary, Lehi South Jordan Elementary, South Jordan Suncrest Elementary, Orem Sunrise Elementary, Smitheld Tomas Edison North, Logan Tree Peaks Elementary, Cedar City Utah School or the Dea and Blind at Millcreek Elementary, Salt Lake City Te Waterord School, Sandy West Elementary, ooele Westvale Elementary, West Jordan
Fall 2014—utah.agclassroom.org 2 E a t, L e a r n, T e a c h A Food, Land & People Institute for Elementary Educators (K–6) Save the Date: AUTHENTIC experiential ACCESSIBLE Join us August 4–5, 2015, at Utah state University This exciting two-day conference is designed to help teachers infuse their existing curriculum with the depth and real-world relevance that agriculture can bring to classroom learning experiences. Packed with food, tours, and in-service training workshops, this special event will provide professional development, foster agricultural literacy, and equip educators with research-based lessons and activity ideas that will bring new excitement to the coming school year. USOE credit will be available. Follow us on Facebook and watch for more announcements about this exciting event. utah.agclassroom.org We are happy to announce that our popular Hatching Science grants and workshops will be repeated in 2015! All Utah teachers are invited to apply or the grant* which includes: - Brinsea Mini dome incubator - Brooder box - Heat lamp and bulb - Feeder/waterer (eed included) - Bedding - Curriculum materials, including our popular Countdown to Hatch kit Te next round o workshops will be held in Cache, Davis, Iron, and Utah counties. Exact dates and locations will be announced in January 2015. Incubators Available for 2015! Science Hatching All applicants or this grant will receive ree enrollment in the inormational workshops in their areas. Tese workshops are designed to help teachers with the technical aspect o hatching chicks and will also provide practical, hands-on resources or integrating chick themes into core curriculum. Go online to http://tinyurl.com/aitcHatch2015 or more inormation and to fnd a link to the application. Te application deadline or the Hatching Science grant is December 17, 2014, but don’t delay—apply now! Visit us at utah.agclassroom.org ; search “eggs” on our website or more inormation on this grant, the workshops, and related curriculum resources. *Awardees must be present at one of the workshops in order to receive their resources.
Utah's agricultural literacy magazine, called "Farms, Food, and You," presents "Baby Animals: Livin' it up on the farm!". Hardcopy classroom sets are available free to Utah teachers through the Utah Agriculture in the Classroom website.
Utah Agriculture in the Classroom presents the Winter 2014 version of the Bee Line newsletter. Includes information on winning Hatching Science grant applicants and a special feature of our new "Peas in a Pod" lesson plan and complementary resources.
Learn about exciting educational opportunities and resources, get a free lesson plan on Beef and Utah studies, and enjoy the latest information on Utah Agriculture in the Classroom's exciting projects.
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