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Machine mAGic Kit

Machine mAGic Kit

Product Details

Product number: 
AK-25
Product type: 
Kit
Pub. Date: 
2007

Price: $386.75

Bring agriculture to your classroom with mAGic (Multidisciplinary AGricultural Integrated Curriculum) Kits.

MAGic kits are designed to teach students about agriculture through hands-on activities and exercises. The kits meet learning standards for grades 4 to 8 in English, math, science, and social studies.

The Machine mAGic Kit introduces students to the following topics:

  • History of farm machinery
  • Impact of modern farming techniques
  • Precision agriculture
  • Machinery parts
  • Machinery costs
  • Impacts of inventors John Deere and Cyrus McCormick
  • And much more

Lessons include activities in:

  • Mapping
  • Graphing
  • Sequencing
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Critical thinking problems
  • Math logic puzzles
  • Experimentation
  • Research

The Machine mAGic Kit is sold as a complete package that includes necessary components for each lesson, as well as a printed curriculum manual and a CD-ROM version. The CD-ROM version of the manual may also be purchased separately.

See also Insect mAGic, Soil mAGic, Plant mAGic, Dairy mAGic, and Poultry mAGic.

Illinois customers, please call 1-800-345-6087 to purchase Machine Magic at a special price subsidized by the Illinois State Board of Education.

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