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Fun on the Farm: Ecology of Agriculture, K-4th

04/13/2013, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM


This course is designed to enlighten students about the ultimate origins of the food we eat. We will begin by visiting the ASU farm and conclude by discussing where our food comes from in the classroom. Key concepts to be discussed are: agriculture, photosynthesis, livestock, and crops. Students will have the opportunity to interact with livestock and plant seeds; examine the anatomy of a seed; and label the part of plants. Students need to wear tennis shoes, non-restrictive clothing for outdoor exploration and bring a bottle of water.

Class Information

Date: Saturday, April 13
Time: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Place: ASU Jonesboro, Eugene Smith Building, Room 409 first, then ASU Farm 
Cost: $40 for one child or $60 for two children enrolling at the same time 
Instructor:  Jacob Sawyer 

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Call 870-972-3052 for more information or to register for classes.