Teachers' Resources

The tools and tips on this page were developed for California Secondary Ag Teachers.

California Ag Teacher's Safety Guide As PDF book containing safety information for use in non-classroom environments. Includes general information about safety, forms, training outlines, and sample quizzes.
Use of the Combination Square for Layout How to use a combination square to construct layout lines and points.   Includes an activity.
Using Google Maps in the Classroom and for Program Management Google Maps can be customized for use in program management and instruction. 
Using Google Custom Searches in the Classroom How to create Custom Google Searches for instructional use.
Ag Mechanics Instructional Resources A collection of projects, activities, and other related resources for Ag Mechanics instruction.
Precision Ag Curriculum A short curriculum designed for high school programs.
Simple Tools for Using GPS and GIS Using GPS and Google Maps to introduce GPS and GIS to students.  See activity sheet.
Learning about GPS and GIS Secondary Lesson A set of secondary lessons about GPS and GIS.
Using Google Sites for Chapter Web Sites Instructions on how to use Google Sites (free) to build and maintain a chapter web site.  See sample site at: http://sites.google.com/site/paradiseffa/
Recycling Camcorders for Ag Mechanics Demonstrations Tips on creating and using your own video presentation system from an old camcorder.
Shed building resources Plans and curriculum for building garden/storage sheds.
Trailer Kits and Plans Supplier of plans and kits to build common trailers.