A new generation of learners can be freshly inspired by Norman Borlaug, the “Father of the Eco-friendly Revolution,” many thanks to the most recent title from Feeding Minds Press, the American Farm Bureau Basis for Agriculture’s publishing undertaking.
“Hero for the Hungry” tells the story of Borlaug, who committed his life’s operate to ending globe hunger. Created by Peggy Thomas and illustrated by Sam Kalda, this is the first chapter reserve from Feeding Minds Push, ideal for center university audience.
“We’re psyched to introduce today’s youth to Norman Borlaug,” stated Daniel Meloy, government director of the Foundation. “With ‘Hero for the Hungry,’ we hope Norman Borlaug’s tale of science and legitimate American grit evokes younger audience to examine how they far too can aid solve hunger challenges.”
This story follows Borlaug from his humble beginnings on a smaller farm in Iowa to his groundbreaking innovation that aided feed tens of millions in a time of famine by improving the efficiency of wheat, earning him a Nobel Peace Prize.
“Hero for the Hungry” can be employed in a wide range of classrooms—from a science class learning genetics or an agriculture course masking agronomy to a biographical review in a history or English course.
The guide also contains a timeline of functions, a call to action, and sidebars with explanations of the science Borlaug made use of to deliver improved wheat kinds. Accompanying cost-free lesson plans are also available for educators, volunteers and mother and father. “Hero for the Hungry” is obtainable for purchase directly from Feeding Minds Press as very well as by means of Barnes & Noble or Amazon.
About Feeding Minds Push:
Feeding Minds Push is a project of the American Farm Bureau Basis for Agriculture. The mission of the Foundation is to construct recognition and understanding of agriculture as a result of education. The goal of Feeding Minds Push is to publish correct and participating textbooks about agriculture that connect viewers to where their foodstuff comes from and to who grows it.
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