Middle School (grades 6-8)

Grade Level Topic Subject Skills Activity Name and Source
5-9 Food Systems Math, Science Describe relationships of humans, air quality, land, and energy, describe patterns and functional relationships, create tables and graphs Farm to Table: A Unit About Food Systems   Source: MAEF
5 - 6 Watermelon Language Arts Reading, Understanding Similes, Comparing and Contrasting, Using a Venn Diagram, Analyzing Passages The Sweetest Veggie Treat
5 - 6 Watermelon Language Arts  Reading, Analyzing Passages, Creating Analogies, Reading and Interpreting a Data Chart Watermelons- More than Meets the Eyes!
6 - 8 Watermelon Science Identify and Understand Cell Organelles and their Functions Cell-icious! An Edible Cell Activity Source: C-R-E-A-T-E for Mississippi
6 - 8 Watermelon Science Identifying Plant Parts, Understanding Plant Reproduction and Pollination, Dissecting a Plant The "Incomplete" Details on Watermelons   Source: C-R-E-A-T-E for Mississippi
6 - 8 Watermelon Science Understanding and Implementing the Scientific Method, Estimation based on Observation The Science of Watermelon Seeds   Source: C-R-E-A-T-E for Mississippi
5 - 6 Watermelon Geography Understanding and Describing Climates, Locating Places on a Map Watermelons Quench the Great Thirst Intro
5 - 6 Watermelon Geography Understanding and Describing Climates, Locating Places on a Map   Watermelons Quench the Great Thirst Worksheet
6-12 FFA, leadership Language Arts, Agriculture, Food, Natural Resources, Science Reading, Writing, Critical Thinking, Making connections FFA New Horizons Teaching Guides

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