Core Learning from Farm to Fork
June 13 & 14, 2019 – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Water’s Edge Nature Center- Algona
Participants will venture out of the classroom both days to learn about the diverse agriculture industry, and use in-class time to dive into Social Studies and Science Standards and explore resources to translate what they learned from the tours into lessons for their students. Tours will include a seed corn processing plant, a corn/soybean farm, hog building, vineyard, and distillery.
This is a one-credit course that is mixed instruction with onsite and online components.
Fees: The two-day in-person workshop is free to attend and includes tours, transportation, hands-on activities, resource materials, lunches & more! Graduate credit is available through Drake University for $85 or from Morningside College for $65. Licensure renewal credit is available from the AEA for $35. All meals, tours, and transportation will be provided free to participants.
Registration can be done online by creating an account here: https://aealearning.truenorthlogic.com/. Once an account is created (which could take up to 24 hours), login and search for the course number 180230. Then follow the links to register for the course.
This workshop is hosted by North Central Iowa Ag in the Classroom in collaboration with the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation. Space is limited so sign up today!