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Lone Star College Biology Animations

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Lone Star College collected educational videos for a wide range of Biology topics that are further broken down by topic: biology, chemistry, biochemistry, cellular structure, and function, etc. Audiences best suited for the videos are 2nd grade on up to post secondary.

Agricultural Education Magazine

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The National Association of Agricultural Educator's provides a journal detailing current research and news to inform and connect ag educators across the nation. Non-subscribed users may download past issues for free. For grades 6 and up.

Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom

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Minnesota's Department of Agriculture created the website as a resource for teachers and students to learn about Agriculture. For teachers, there are lessons aligned with the Minnesota state standards that teach about agriculture through the lens of the core content subjects and listed by grade level, K-12, under each subject- math, language arts, social studies, and science.

National Geographic: Agriculture

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National Geographic's education website is a varied resource offering detailed lesson plans, teacher guides, videos, interactive globe, a map building feature online and downloadable, and much more. The resources range from Pre-K to post-secondary content. All of it is also a free resource. For all grade levels. 

North Carolina Biotechnology Center

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North Carolina Biotechnology Center collects an inventory of web-based resources for science teachers. The online sources are mostly free and range from lesson plans to video and audio files. The content is filtered by topic and format (e.g. video, image gallery, case study, etc.) and is mostly for grades 6-12; however, some good resources are also available for the elementary level. For grades 6 to 12.

My American Farm

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My American Farm is a web resource designed to educate students on agricultural awareness, where food comes from and how it gets to their plates. There are free games and educational resources such as lesson plans, videos, and activity sheets. The games are interactive with mini video lessons embedded in some. The content range is K-12 and can be filtered to narrow your search.  For all grade levels. 

StoryJumper

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StoryJumper is a creativity tool for students to publish and read stories.  Create a free teacher account and add and manage student accounts.  Create lessons, comment on student creations, and create class collections.  Share with parents by emailing a home access code or printing. For grades K to 8. 

Little Bird Tales

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Create a free digital story by incorporating photos, videos, text, and voice recording.  You can also create or upload your own artwork.  Includes hundreds of lessons tied to common core standards which teachers can utilize.  Share via email.  Also available as an iPad app. For grades 6 to 12.

Edublogs

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The most popular educational blogging tool created by Wordpress for Education.  The free account enables a single blog while the Edublogs Pro account ($39.95/yr.) allows a creation of student blogs and mobile blogging.   For all grade levels.

bubbl.us

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Brainstorm, create, share, and collaborate with this easy-to-use mind mapping tool.  Also available as an iPad app. For all grade levels. 

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