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2015 export statistics final 03212016. AR History Resources. FREE Educational AR History Posters. DAH Educational Resources. The Department of Arkansas Heritage and its agencies are dedicated to sharing the knowledge we have gained with the public.

DAH Educational Resources

We have created a vast assortment of educational products on topics related to Arkansas’s natural, cultural, artistic and historic identity. To assist in selecting the products that will most benefit your learning quest we have created a new area to list and briefly describe our educational resources. For more in depth information about any of the listed items, please check with the designated agency education coordinator. If you need help to design a new unit or to locate suitable educational products for a special project, please contact us below. Items currently available: Some items may be downloaded and/or printed materials may be ordered at no charge David O. School Garden Grants: Arkansas Farm Bureau. Reaching Out from Farm to City The vast majority of today's youth are two or three generations removed from the farm.

School Garden Grants: Arkansas Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau's award-winning "Ag-in-the-Classroom" program is an effort to re-acquaint those youth with their agrarian roots and to help them know the origins of their food and clothing through agriculture-related Arkansas curriculum frameworks, school garden grants and more. Created in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture and educational and economic experts, the program also strives to build respect for the farming community. It's important that young people feel good about those who nurture and care for the plants and animals that are such a vital part of modern agriculture. They need to know that farmers are, above all, good stewards.

The Ag-in-the-Classroom program utilizes volunteers, both teachers and farmers, as in-classroom resources. AR Farm Bureau FREE Resources. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Field Trip Grant Application 2016. Aquatic Resources Education Program: AR Game and Fish Commission. Mobile Aquariums Four mobile aquariums are available free of charge for display at schools and qualifying community events, such as fairs, town festivals, outdoor shows and youth events.

Aquatic Resources Education Program: AR Game and Fish Commission

Millions of people have enjoyed our mobile aquariums, which feature native fish and turtles. Fishing Derbies The Fishing Derby Program provides a positive fishing experience for children, senior citizens and physically challenged individuals. The AGFC co-sponsors these events with organizations such as civic clubs, municipalities, other government agencies, churches, schools and nursing homes. Tackle Loaner Program The AGFC places rod-and-reel combinations in public libraries for individuals to check out, just as they would a library book. Little Rock Family's 2015-2016 Ultimate Field Trip Guide: 96 Educational Adventures for Arkansas Students. Choose from our extensive list of field trip adventures the next time you venture outside of the classroom with your students.

Little Rock Family's 2015-2016 Ultimate Field Trip Guide: 96 Educational Adventures for Arkansas Students

Choose from our extensive list of field trip adventures the next time you venture outside of the classroom with your students. Click on one of the category links below or scroll down to see them all! Animals Holtzman Riding Academy 4618 Highway 5, Benton | (501) 860-2378 Ages: 7 & up Hours: Lessons at 9 or 10 a.m.; 1:30 or 2:30 p.m.Rates: $5 each; Parent and teachers are free. Students learn the care, health and responsibility of owning a horse. Little Rock Animal Village4500 Kramer St., Little Rock | (501) 376-3067, (501) 590-8765Contact: Joan Adcock Ages: 4-17 Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Mon. Visit and tour the Little Rock Animal Village, which is the animal shelter for the City of Little Rock. Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge239 Turpentine Creek Lane, Eureka Springs | (479) 253-5841Contact: Tanya Smith, Bonnie Glover.

K - 12 Portal: University of Arkansas Research Libraries. This is a database of content for teachers and students--We want your feedback!

K - 12 Portal: University of Arkansas Research Libraries

This portal is designed to help teachers and students locate and use K-12 learning resources developed by University of Arkansas campuses, as well as organizations throughout the state and beyond. It is brought to you by CUACRL, the Council of University of Arkansas College and Research Libraries. The mission of CUACRL is “to share, maintain, promote and expand library resources and services in order to advance learning, teaching, research, and creativity in the state and beyond.”

More about the portal... To begin your exploration: Click on a topic area, below See an A-Z list of all resources Search for a particular resource. Arkansas Secretary of State: Home. Home > Educational Resources Through traveling classroom presentations, workshops and guided tours of the Arkansas State Capitol, the Secretary of State’s Education department teaches the young and young-at-heart about Arkansas history, the importance of voting and how elections are conducted throughout the state.

Arkansas Secretary of State: Home

Our Education team hosts programs such as the semiannual Young Voters Workshop, various teacher in-service workshops and student-focused classroom presentations catered to students of all ages. The Education department staff will travel to most any location in Arkansas! The department also provides guided tours of the interior of the Arkansas State Capitol building. Lasting approximately 45 minutes, a professional and friendly tour guide will take you to several historic points of interest throughout the building. The Education Department looks forward to serving you and helping you in your quest for knowledge.

Education News. Loan Boxes. Loan boxes are free to check out.

Loan Boxes

Call to reserve a loan box for a week (or more, for longer distances). Each with a different theme, boxes contain reproduction objects to touch, feel and use to better understand pioneer living and technology. Books and print materials expand on the topic. Combine loan boxes with visits to historic homes for more in-depth study. The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. Arkansas Declaration of Learning The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies is pleased to announce that applications are now open for Year Two of the prestigious Arkansas Declaration of Learning program.

The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Twelve prestigious national organizations have made a commitment to work with teachers and school librarians to create lesson plans, activities, and teaching tools that bring history to life through historic art and objects. Arkansas is the first state in the country to participate in this national program, which is led by the U.S. Mosaic Templars Cultural Center. Arkansas History Commission & State Archives preserves Arkansas history. School Garden Grants – Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks – Arkansas Farm Bureau.

Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Arkansas Traveler. The Arkansas Traveler has been many things – including a tune, dialog, picture, certificate, baseball team, boat, and political campaigner – as well as a powerful influence on how people saw Arkansas, and how folks in the state saw themselves.

Arkansas Traveler

Beginning in 1840, one rendition of the Traveler was strictly Arkansas-made – an Arkansas Traveler in a humorous dialog with an Arkansas Squatter. They played a tune arranged, at least, by an Arkansas fiddler which became one of the most popular in the American tradition. An Arkansas artist then immortalized the scene in a painting which soon became a popular print. The Department of Arkansas Heritage. Arkansas History Resources: Bessie B. Moore Center for Economic Education. Who would consider teaching Arkansas history without including economics?

Arkansas History Resources: Bessie B. Moore Center for Economic Education

I don't think it could be done! To assist you, the Moore Center has collected or developed lessons or curricula on economics as it is applied to Arkansas history. Be sure check them out. Feet and Hooves and Wheels and Wings: Teaching Unit. Symbols of Arkansas: Teaching Unit. Arkansas Faces and Places - Teaching Unit. The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture.