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'AgCultures: A Global Ag Adventure'

Embark on an exciting journey focused on the future of agriculture through the lens of global scientists, farmers and innovators! Workshop attendees will investigate AgCultures, a new, free online education program with lessons, videos and collaboration tools from the University of Minnesota’s Learning Technologies Media Lab. The AgCultures team is undertaking a series of expeditions over three years that capture extraordinary stories about agriculture from around the globe. Workshop participants will get a glimpse into these fantastic video resources and hands-on experience with the geography, STEM and career focused curricular pieces for middle school and high school students.

Workshop Session (all workshops will be 60 minutes)
Presentation:
     16053_8082SueKnott.pdf
Handouts:
     16053_8082SueKnott.pdf
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SPEAKER(S) INFORMATION
Sue Knott
Email: sue.knott@state.mn.us
Speaker Order: 1
Author Order: 1
Person Type: Primary Presenter
State: Minnesota
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Main Phone: 651-201-6486
Biosketch: Sue Knott's agriculture roots were established on her family's farm in southwestern Minnesota. Experiences in 4-H, FFA and helping raise crops and livestock inspired her to earn a degree in agricultural education from the University of Minnesota. She taught high school agriculture classes for nine years before joining the Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom team as Education Specialist. In this role, Sue enjoys providing professional development that empowers educators to integrate agriculture into their classroom and curricula.
Organization/Affiliation: Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom