LESSON PLAN:

Agriculture, Weather, Economy and Indiana

BY: Judith Allee, Cloverdale Elementary School, Cloverdale, IN; 6/15/97

PURPOSE: Pupils will investigate the role of weather in Indiana’s farming economy.

GRADE LEVEL: 4

GEOGRAPHY STANDARDS ADDRESSED:

MATERIALS REQUIRED: large map of Indiana, computer, graph paper, pencils, educational materials from the Soy bean Association

OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity students should be able to:

PROCEDURES:

EVALUATION: The group will present their data to the fourth grade classes using a media presentation of data collected and the conclusion formed by the group.

EXTENSION: Groups may choose to present data to local groups such as 4 - H, FFA, or Farm Bureau.

RESOURCES: htt://mcc.sws.uiuc.edu/figures.html