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Teacher Resources

Whether you'd like to help protect the environment, teach your students how to avoid chronic diseases with healthy food and physical activity or train food handlers in your cafeteria, University of Georgia Extension can help.

Student volunteer with school children.

Through Extension offices in most counties, UGA delivers scientifically-based information directly to Georgians. One of Extension's top priorities is helping schools improve student achievement.

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Use the resources below to help make your job easier. Lesson plans, resources and materials are readily available for use in the classroom.

Fact Sheets and Websites


Field Studies

Interested in planning a field study for your students? Consider a trip to one of five Georgia 4-H Centers across the state. There your students will apply classroom knowledge, work together to solve problems and build classroom rapport, most likely in an outdoor setting.

Or, give your students a rare chance to milk a cow, pick cotton, meet "Johnny Appleseed" or see center pivot irrigation in action at one of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences' research and education centers.

Learn more about these centers at their websites.


Lesson Plans



UGA Extension offers a host of programs available to teachers across the state. They include the following:



A variety of publications are available online from the UGA Extension. Publications range from backyard gardening to water conservation and soil testing.

School gardening:

Water conservation:

Soil pH:

Sustainable agriculture:

Other pubs that might be interesting/useful: