Apple Educational Resources

 

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Apple Kit Cover & Intro

Cover, Introduction and Table of Contents for the NC Apple Educational Kit – Elementary (K-5)

Apple Kit Resources

Apple Educational Kit Resources, including

  • Apple Glossary
  • Media Resource
  • Pamphlets and Booklets
  • Filmstrips
  • Videos
  • Websites
  • Answer Key for all the NC Educational Kit course studies/tools
  • Other Resources

Communication Skills: 3-5

Communication skills for 3-5 students; Meets North Carolina Standard Course of Study and includes:

  • Apple Spelling Bee
  • Comparing and Contrasting
  • Apple Phrases
  • Scrambled Apple Names
  • Apple Communication Web

Communication Skills: K-2

Meets North Carolina Standard Course of Study for Communications (K-2) and includes:

  • Apple Words
  • Apple Phrases
  • The Taste of Apples
  • Apple Communication Web
  • Apple Accordion-Fold Book
  • Scrambled Apple Names
  • Apple Quotes
  • Apple Journals
  • Apple Cinquain


Crop Protectants: Science K-5

Science for K-5 students; Meets North Carolina Standard Course of Study and includes:

  • Apple Pest, Disease, and Predators
  • Apple Disease Pests Photos
  • Monitoring Apple Orchards for Pest, Disease, and Predators
  • Most Commonly Used Crop Protectants
  • Activities: Apple Pests, Disease, and Predators
  • Apple Pest Management Scouting Form

Healthy Living: K-5

Materials on Healthy Living for K-5 students; Meets North Carolina Standard Course of Study and includes:

  • Apples Help in Major Health Areas
  • Apple Nutrition Facts (by the dozen)
  • Nutrition Facts Wall Chart
  • Nearly 1/2 of Crop Grown for Processing
  • Apple Cider
  • Some Hints about Cooking with Apples
  • Let’s Get Cooking
  • Foods made from Apples


Honeybees: A Resource Guide for Teachers

A resource guide for teachers about honeybees; meets NC Standard Course of Study and includes:

  • The Order of the Hive
  • The Life of the Queen
  • Work With Eggs
  • What’s In a Name
  • Buzzy the Worker Bee
  • World Of Beedom
  • What Buzzy Bee Looks Like
  • Main Body Parts of a Honeybee
  • Mouth: Like a Straw
  • Wings
  • Honey Stomach
  • Wax Glands
  • Pollen Baskets
  • Have Stinger will Travel
  • The Difference between Honeybees and Yellowjackets
  • House Bees
  • Nurse Bees
  • Field Bees
  • The Bottom Line: Worker Bee Jobs
  • Lifespan: Worker Bee
  • Summary: All the Jobs
  • Dancing & Swarming
  • A Reproductive Act
  • Poolinated by Bees Everywhere
  • What Kinds of Flowers do Honeybees Like
  • Pollination: How it Works
  • Pollination: How Important is it to Us
  • Beekeepers: Managers of the Hive
  • Enemies of Honeybees
  • Crop Protectants
  • Bees Starve Before They Will Freeze
  • Some Blossoms Are Poisonous
  • Honeybees Resources

Math: 3-5

Math for 3-5 students; Meets North Carolina Standard Course of Study and includes:

  • Math Activities – Symmetry
  • Math Activities – Apple Fractions
  • Apple Math Tasks
  • Apple Graph Sheet

Math: K-2

Math K-2; Meets North Carolina Standard Course of Study

  • Apple Math Problems
  • Same Shapes
  • Apple Graph Sheet
  • Apple Pie Center
  • Bee Hive Math

Science: 3-5

Science 3-5; Meets North Carolina Standard Course of Study and includes:

  • Pomology has its roots in apple growing.
  • Apple Tree Grafting
  • The Apple Blossom
  • Apple Blossom Fill in the Blanks
  • The Apple Tree
  • Experiment: How Apple Trees Get Fed
  • The Cell Density of an Apple
  • Soaking Up the Sun’s Rays – Apple Tree Leaves
  • Checking Water Loss in Apples
  • Controlled Atmosphere Storage
  • Apple Parts
  • Apple Parts Fill in the Banks
  • Seed Color

Science: K-2

Science K-2; Meets North Carolina Standard Course of Study and includes:

  • The Apple Blossom
  • Apple Parts
  • Apple Parts Fill in the Blanks
  • Tree Parts
  • Soaking Up the Sun’s Rays: Apple Tree Leaves


Social Studies: K-5

Social studies for students K-5; Meets North Carolina Standard Course of Study

  • Enjoy NC Apples
  • Apple Producing Areas of NC (map)
  • Popular North Carolina Apples
  • Who Am I?
  • My Favorite NC Apple
  • My Favorite NC Apple Testing Chart
  • Apple Sources
  • Produce Picture
  • Apple Buying Tips
  • Price Lookup Code
  • Storage Tips
  • The Four Seasons of NC Apples
  • The Apple Seasons
  • The Apple Industry in Henderson County Then and Now
  • Brushy Mountain Apple History
  • Family Tree
  • A Trip to the Apple Orchard
  • Ideas for a Field Trip
  • NC Apple Producing Counties
  • Major Apple Growing States

Stories, Poems, and Music: K-5

Stories, poems and music for K-5 students; meets with NC Standard Course of Study and includes:

  • Johnny Appleseed a Pioneer and a Legend 1774-1845
  • Johnny Appleseed Activities
  • Johnny Appleseed Sentence Strips
  • Little Red Apple House (poem)
  • Apple Tunes (song)
  • Apple Song (to Bingo)
  • Have You Ever Had an Apple? (song)
  • Sipping Cider (song)
  • Spring’s Promise (poem)
  • The Apple Tree (poem)
  • Here is the Beehive (fingerplay)

Visual Arts: K-5

Visual Arts for K-5 Students including:

  • Apple Puppets
  • Holiday Decorations with Apples
  • Apple Orchard (Bulletin Board)
  • Dried Apple Wreath
  • “I’m Good to the Core!” (certificate)
  • Apple Clip Art #1
  • Apple Clip Art #2.