Description of Instructional Materials


  Subject-Matter Units

Units cover a particular subject and are designed for use as a text by every student in the class. They are 8 1/2" by 11" in size and punched for a three-ring binder. Subject-matter units usually have catalog numbers that start with "U."


   Transparencies

These are 8 1/2" x 11" instructional illustrations printed on clear plastic for overhead projection. Each transparency is accompanied either by a printed paper copy, usually with some text on the back, or by a study guide with text. Each set is packaged in a manila pocket folder with the title of the set stamped on the tab. Transparency sets usually have catalog numbers that start with "T."


  Color Photo Sheets and Booklets

Color photo sheets, 8 1/2" x 11", consist of detailed close-up pictures on one side and concise descriptions on the reverse side. Crop Plants, Horticulture Diseases, Pests, and More, and Diseases and Pests of Field Crop Plants are booklets with photo sheets, 8 1/2" x 11", spiral bound.

Diseases of Soybeans and Corn, Insect Pest Identification of Corn, Soybeans, and Alfalfa, and Vegetative Identification of Common Row Crop Weeds are spiral-bound pocketbooks. These informative color pocketbooks are useful for identification purposes in the classroom or in the field.


  AgriLearning Kits



AgriLearning kits are designed for use by teachers of students K through 6. These kits are intended to reinforce language arts, reading, mathematics, social science, and agriculture.

  CD-ROMs

Several programs are available on CD-ROM and typically include Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat files, which will run on Win/Mac computers.


   Videotapes

Several VHS format videotapes are available. NTSC, PAL, and SECAM formats available on request.


   Miscellaneous

This is a good jumping-off place for all kind of odds and ends, including Judging Manuals and Cards, Videotapes, Safety Charts, and Parliamentary Procedure items.

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