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Top : Kids and Teens : School Time : Science : Farming (32 web sites)
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4-H Virtual Farm
Online tours of wheat, dairy, fish, beef, and poultry farms.
http://www.sites.ext.vt.edu/virtualfarm/main.html

Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory (AIPL)
Learn about the lab and find facts about cows and dairy products. Includes games.
http://www.aipl.arsusda.gov/kc/kcindex.html

Farm Safety 4 Just Kids
Includes safety tips, coloring pages, print-and-color brochures, and interactive quiz.
http://www.farmsafetyforjustkids.org/

Friends of the National Zoo: Kids' Farm
Learn what farm animals are at the zoo, how to take care of them, and how to grow pizza.
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/KidsFarm/

Harvest of Fear
Reports on the risks, benefits, hopes, and fears of genetically modified food crops. Includes interviews with scientists, food industry representatives, farmers, and critics. From PBS.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/harvest/

Harvest of History
Explore a virtual village and see videos about how food production has changed over the last hundred years.
http://www.harvestofhistory.org/

Healthy Farm Practices
Presents facts about organic dairy, cows and milk, as well as instructions for homemade dairy projects.
http://www.strausfamilycreamery.com/?section=Healthy+Farms

Illinois Department of Agriculture Kid's Page
Explains what happens on the farm and how food gets from the farm to the table.
http://www.agr.state.il.us/kidspage/

John Deere Kids' Corner
Interactive story and coloring books from equipment manufacturer.
http://www.deere.com/wps/dcom/en_US/corporate/our_company/fans_visitors/kids/kids.page?

KBears' Farm
Interactive guide to life on the farm. Includes pictures, animal sounds, and related links.
http://www.kbears.com/farm/

Kids Farm
About animals, plants, activities and people who live and work on ranches on the western slope of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
http://www.kidsfarm.com/

Pod to Plate
Learn about soybean production. Includes fact sheets, games and videos. From the Illinois Soybean Association.
http://www.podtoplate.org/

Science For Kids
Offers news about plants, animals, and other agricultural issues. Also includes pop quizzes, and pictures. Site is available in Spanish.
http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids/

The Farm
Learn about life on the farm by watching videos, taking a short trivia quiz, and a virtual tour of an exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois.
http://www.msichicago.org/whats-here/exhibits/farm-tech/

The Great Corn Adventure
An animated history about corn, where it came from, how it is grown, what it is used for.
http://extension.illinois.edu/corn/

The Story of Florida Orange Juice
Describes the process of quality testing, harvesting, storing, labeling, and juice extracting of this healthy beverage. Includes related photos of the process.
http://www.ultimatecitrus.com/Story/oj_story.html

Tiki's Guide to Food
Explains what food is, where it comes from, and how it is made.
http://tiki.oneworld.net/food/

Wheat Mania
A day in the live of Kansas wheat farms with virtual tours and trivia.
http://www.wheatmania.com/