How can rural and urban youth, who grow up unconnected to the land, become better acquainted with agriculture — particularly sustainable agriculture? Using data from an earlier Leopold Center-funded pilot study (95-09), a cross-disciplinary-designed teaching packet about agriculture was created for use in Iowa high schools. The packet, which includes hands-on problem solving and demonstration activities, was introduced to 75 Iowa teachers at four professional development events in 1995 and 1996 (and received positive responses.
Year of Grant Completion
Weber, Eldon, "Agriculture and science teaching link" (1997). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 108.