Harvest of History is a website produced by the Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown, New York (also the site of the Baseball Hall of Fame). Harvest of History is designed to help students and teachers explore the origins and development of modern farming practices. The basis for Harvest of History is to explore the question, "where did your last meal come from?"
Applications for Education
Harvest of History
is designed with elementary school students in mind. The teachers' page
provides 16 lesson plans for use with students of fourth grade age. The
question, "where did you last meal come from?" and some of the content
of Harvest of History could also be used with older students to spark
discussion about the development of modern agriculture.