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USDA Kids Resources

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USDA provides students, parents, and teachers with youth-geared information and resources related to agriculture. [partial listing]
 MyPyramid for Kids  MyPyramid for Kids

The Food Guide Pyramid for Young Children. Go here to play the MyPyramid Blast-off game and find other materials designed for elementary school-aged children.

 Eat Smart Play Hard for kids  Eat Smart Play Hard for kids

Eat Smart. Play Hard. is about encouraging and teaching kids and adults to eat healthy and be physically active everyday.

 4-H (Head, Heart, Hands, and Health)-USA  4-H (Head, Heart, Hands, and Health)-USA

The 4-H program was developed so young people can enjoy university-based youth programs and projects for diverse interests. 4-H engages nearly seven million young people nationwide with exciting, hands-on learning adventures.

 Agriculture in the Classroom logo  Ag in the Classroom Kids Zone

Kids and teens can find information about animals, foods, ag questions, Science Fair projects, Ag Fun and virtual field trips in the Agriculture in the Classroom Kid's Zone

 AMSville  AMSville

AMSville provides children with fun, educational resources about grading and inspecting poultry and meat, and information about Farmers Markets.

 Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory (AIPL) Kid's Corner  Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory (AIPL) Kid's Corner

AIPL Kid's Corner is an educational resource where children can learn interesting and exciting facts about the dairy labs, cows, and dairy products through fun games and puzzles.

 Earth globe in color  Backyard Conservation

Backyard Conservation shows you how conservation practices that are used on agricultural land across the country to conserve and improve natural resources can be adapted for use on the land around your home.

 Eat Smart & Play Hard  Eat Smart & Play Hard

Eat Smart and Play Hard is a national campaign that gives practical suggestions to motivate children and their caregivers to eat healthy and be active.

 Fight BAC  Fight BAC

Kids, the Food Detectives need your help to fight an enemy...Bacteria! Play the games, listen to the songs and solve the cases to become a Food Detective!

 Photo of a Child Eating Safe School Lunch  Food Safety for Kids and Teens

Kids and teens can find games, puzzles, quizzes, and articles to help better their understanding of food safety concepts.

U.S Dept. of Agriculture youth resources cont.
 Cartoon graphic of a farm  FSA Kids

Kids and teens can find games, puzzles, quizzes, cooking tips, fun food facts and articles to help better their understanding of farming and agriculture.

 Flower pot, flower and shovel.  Gardening

Gardening information provided by the Penn State Pointers.

 Cover of the George Washington Carver coloring book with his picture on it.  George Washington Carver Coloring Book

Kids and teens can find a coloring book honoring Dr. George Washington Carver.

 Kids' Science Page  Kids' Science Page

Kids' Science Page contains lists of children's books and articles on specific agricultural subjects, including science fair projects and supplies, careers and biographies of leading scientists, and "learn by doing" 4-H (Head, Heart, Hands, and Health) youth projects.

 National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Kids  National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Kids

NASS Kids was developed to educate kids on how American agriculture is counted, measured, priced, analyzed, and reported to give people the facts they need.

 Natural Inquirer  Natural Inquirer

The Natural Inquirer contains articles on scientific research conducted by scientists at USDA on nature, such as trees, forests, wildlife, insects, outdoor activities, and water.

 NatureWatch, wildlife and binoculars.  NatureWatch

NatureWatch is a partnership program of the U.S. Forest Service that provides nature viewing opportunities, encourages safe and sound viewing ethics and contributes to local economies

 Various levels of soil.  NRCS Kids

Everything you wanted to know about soil education and more.

 Sci4Kids  Sci4Kids

Sci4Kids is a series of stories about agricultural research conducted at USDA.

 Scientific Knowledge (S.K.) Worm  Scientific Knowledge (S.K.) Worm

S.K. Worm is an educational resource that teaches about soil, how its made, how the weather affects the soil, why plants require soil, and much more.

agriculture.
 Cartoon graphic of a farm  FSA Kids

Kids and teens can find games, puzzles, quizzes, cooking tips, fun food facts and articles to help better their understanding of farming and agriculture.

 Flower pot, flower and shovel.  Gardening

Gardening information provided by the Penn State Pointers.

 Cover of the George Washington Carver coloring book with his picture on it.  George Washington Carver Coloring Book

Kids and teens can find a coloring book honoring Dr. George Washington Carver.

 Kids' Science Page  Kids' Science Page

Kids' Science Page contains lists of children's books and articles on specific agricultural subjects, including science fair projects and supplies, careers and biographies of leading scientists, and "learn by doing" 4-H (Head, Heart, Hands, and Health) youth projects.

 National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Kids  National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Kids

NASS Kids was developed to educate kids on how American agriculture is counted, measured, priced, analyzed, and reported to give people the facts they need.

 Natural Inquirer  Natural Inquirer

The Natural Inquirer contains articles on scientific research conducted by scientists at USDA on nature, such as trees, forests, wildlife, insects, outdoor activities, and water.

 NatureWatch, wildlife and binoculars.  NatureWatch

NatureWatch is a partnership program of the U.S. Forest Service that provides nature viewing opportunities, encourages safe and sound viewing ethics and contributes to local economies

 Various levels of soil.  NRCS Kids

Everything you wanted to know about soil education and more.

 Sci4Kids  Sci4Kids

Sci4Kids is a series of stories about agricultural research conducted at USDA.

 Scientific Knowledge (S.K.) Worm  Scientific Knowledge (S.K.) Worm

S.K. Worm is an educational resource that teaches about soil, how its made, how the weather affects the soil, why plants require soil, and much more.

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