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Oklahoma Agriculture in the Classroom

Lessons

Turfgrass

Turfgrass

Learning Activities

Ag in the Playing Fields
The many ways agriculture is important in sports, including maintenance of the playing field.
Dirt Babies
Students will observe grass sprouting and growing like hair on heads they create from knee-high nylon stockings and potting medium.
From Shelter to Playing Fields: Oklahoma Sod
Students will read about the importance of sod in Oklahoma history and as an Oklahoma-grown product in today's economy. Students will complete math problems related to sod. Students will conduct experiments with a purchased roll of sod. Students will conduct an experiment to demonstrate the usefulness of sod in preventing soil erosion.
Oklahoma Groundbreakers: Bermuda John Fields
Read about Oklahoma's own Bermuda John Fields.