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Crossroads - Faces of American Agricultural Innovation

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Age Levels Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)

In this lesson, students will learn about the lives and innovations of the following people:

  • Dolores Huerta 
  • Cyrus Hall McCormick
  • George Washington Carver
  • Rachel Louise Carson
  • Robert Fraley
  • Eli Whitney
  • Norman Borlaug

This resource provides informative text on each slide, as well as videos and articles from outside educational resources. This resource is created for students to navigate independently, and includes optional biography and compare/contrast worksheet activities.