From pork bellies to cow's milk, biofuels to king corn, billions of dollars move through the United States' agricultural marketplace each year. In each step from the farm to the market, there is a framework of national, state, and local government policies. Government may influence what a farmer grows, where a farm is located, how products are transported and processed, how a commodity is traded, and the price the farmer might receive.

IPTV's Market to Market Classroom challenges students to to identify an agriculture-related business and examine how it is influenced by government policies. The online resource features timely videos and classroom resources help students gain a deeper understanding of the science, technology, culture, and business of agriculture from the nation's longest-running agribusiness television program.

  • Each learning module builds upon core subject content and emphasizes critical thinking, research, and communication skills.
  • Resources connect with learning outcomes in agriculture, science, social studies, and English/language arts classrooms.

Each module includes the following classroom resources:

  • Online videos provide current reporting and in-depth background information on the people, issues, and events that shape agriculture today. New videos are added to each module regularly. Transcripts and captions are provided for all videos.
  • Background Essays introduce concepts and summarize key themes
  • Research Challenges guide students through their project-based investigation
  • Discussion Questions engage critical thinking
  • Related Resources support student investigation and teacher instruction

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