Wednesday, July 29, 2015

‘Thrive’ Sparkles on My American Farm Educational Site



WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2015 – “Thrive,” the first soil and sustainability focused game offered on My American Farm, has been released by theAmerican Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. Thrive is Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or “STEM”-based and is aligned to follow several Next Generation Science standards. The game targets third- to fifth-grade students.

Through interaction with Thrive, players will gain an understanding of how farmers and ranchers care for the environment, as well as the important tools they use to help soil and water thrive on a farm.

Thrive can be played both in the classroom and at home. Information on numerous activities to accompany the game, such as creating a butterfly habitat and caring for the soil, also are provided.

The My American Farm educational resource is a special project of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. The site and resources are made possible through the generous support of title sponsor, DuPont Pioneer. To take advantage of the free My American Farm resources, games and activities, visit http://myamericanfarm.com.

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