STEM and Inquiry in Agriculture

Fun, hands-on activities to get students thinking and problem solving by carrying out STEM and inquiry challenges with connections to agriculture.

STEM and Inquiry in Agriculture

These STEM challenges can be used in a variety of ways to meet the needs of your classroom. Use them for science stations, group work, or grab-n-go for early finishers. Laminate them for longer use!

Many of the listed materials are suggestions and can easily be replaced with what you have available. We always encourage using recycled materials whenever possible.

New Style!

Our STEM and Inquiry Activity Cards are now available as full color, 8.5 x 11 inch single page documents that are easy to print from your home or school printer.

Pair some of our favorite ag-accurate books with these STEM and Inquiry activites:


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As the weather warms into spring, many teachers and students are antsy to start getting back outside during the school day. Over 95% of primary and secondary schools across the country do just that on April 22nd each year - Earth Day! This month on the blog, we will highlight our favorite Earth Day and Sustainability activities that you can use to help you celebrate.

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