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  1. Camp Silos- Explores the prairie, pioneer farming, the story of corn, and the future of farming.
  2. CyberSpace Farm- A virtual look at Kansas farms from the experts who live and work there.
  3. Death of a Dream- Explores the rise and fall of Midwestern farmhouses, and the literature they inspired. Also examines the cost of advances in agriculture. From PBS.
  4. Factory Farming- Explores the negative side of intensive animal agriculture.
  5. Farm Safety 4 Just Kids- Includes safety tips, coloring pages, print-and-color brochures, and interactive quiz.
  6. Food and Agricultures of the World- Covers topics such as the history of food, nutrition, and agriculture as well as current farming practices across the globe.
  7. Friends of the National Zoo: Kids' Farm- Learn what farm animals are at the zoo, how to take care of them, and how to grow pizza.
  8. The Great Corn Adventure- An animated history about corn, where it came from, how it is grown, what it is used for.
  9. Harvest of Fear- Reports on the risks, benefits, hopes, and fears of genetically modified food crops. Includes interviews with scientists, food industry representatives, farmers, and critics. From PBS.
  10. Healthy Farm Practices- Presents facts about organic dairy, cows and milk, as well as instructions for homemade dairy projects.
  11. Illinois Department of Agriculture Kid's Page- Explains what happens on the farm and how food gets from the farm to the table.
  12. Kids Farm- About animals, plants, activities and people who live and work on ranches on the western slope of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
  13. MooMilk- Learn about cows, milk, and the dairy industry through fun facts, games, recipes, and a virtual tour.
  14. Science For Kids- Offers news about plants, animals, and other agricultural issues. Also includes pop quizzes, and pictures. Site is available in Spanish.
  15. Wheat Mania- A day in the live of Kansas wheat farms with virtual tours and trivia.
  16. Why Biotech- Explains how advances in food biotechnology could help feed a growing population, grow more nutritious foods, and keep the earth productive and healthy.