Activity on Agriculture Careers Through Research
Have the students, individually or in small groups, select a job from the Agricultural Careers list provided above to research online via the following sites:
USDA Living Science (Information on food, agriculture, and natural resource careers)
Sci4Kids (Agricultural Research Service provides information about a variety of agricultural careers)
AgJobs (Information provided by the College of Agriculture Auburn University)
AgDay (Information about National Agriculture Day and career options)
My American Farm (Games, information, and resources on careers in agriculture)
Have each student, or group, answer the following questions about their chosen career:
- Do I need a college degree or special training for this career? If yes, describe.
- What skills are needed for this career?
- What are some of the duties that go with this job?
- What things would someone who pursued this career be interested in?
Have each student, or group, present their information to the class either through an oral report, poster, or PowerPoint slideshow.