The following are a list of web sites developed by Media Productions, formerly called Agricultural Communications. Click on the link to visit a site.
Ancient Roots, Modern Medicine
Ancient Roots, Modern Medicine is part of the three-part documenetary series that explores how traditional plants are revolutioning the future of science.
- Part 1 Jordan: the Middle East
- Part 2 The Borderlands: USA/Mexico
- Part 3 Curaçao: the Caribbean
Tasty Solutions for Diabetes
Tasty Solutions for Diabetes provides information on eating and exercise that works for anyone who wants to live a healthier life - especially those who are struggling with their weight or at risk for heart disease.
The recipes featured in Tasty Solutions for Diabetes were created especially for people with diabetes but are healthy for anyone who wants to eat great-tasting, nutritious food. The 16 featured recipes are divided into sections on breakfast, lunch, dinner and entertaining. Each recipe includes the nutrient content of fat, carbohydrate and protein.
Eat Move Learn
Eat, Move, Learn enables you to take up this important current issue while also addressing national academic standards for sixth grade science... all in a way that comes alive in the classroom. Eat, Move, Learn is organized around the idea that we must "balance" the energy we take in through our food and the energy we spend in physical activity. Eat, Move, Learn helps you and your class to analyze the problems of food and fitness, find promising solutions to energy imbalance, and design a study to test your ideas.
Math Snacks are short animations and mini-games designed to help learners "get it". Each snack presents a mathematical concept, particularly those addressed in grades 6, 7 and 8. Ideal for use in a classroom or on your own, they can even be placed on mobile devices for "homework". The accompanying print materials can assist learners in applying their conceptual understanding to math problems.
Learn more at http://mathsnacks.com/
Teleliteracy Assistance for Businesses and Communities
Why T-ABCs for Rural Americans? Typical rural residents drive 50 miles over narrow, country roads just to reach an interstate on-ramp. So it makes sense for those in rural areas to turn onto the Internet-today's electronic highway-to take them where they need to go. It's fast, efficient, convenient. It's today's super highway into rural and minority communities, giving them access to new knowledge, enhanced lifestyles, better business practices, and greater prosperity. Many rural decision makers and citizens are asking, "How do we get there from here?" Teleliteracy Assistance for Businesses and Communities (T-ABCs) will help build this vitally needed electronic on-ramp for rural America.
Visit the T-ABCs website at www.nmtabcs.com
Seeds of Change
Seeds of Change is an initiative by the Smithsonian Institute which teaches diversity and history by examining the evolution of agriculture and food throughout the world. By providing both educational activities and home projects, students learn about history, different cultures, and applications they can incorperate into everyday life.
Just for Kids
Online 4-H web sites and activities created just for kids.
A statewide project to improve New Mexico Extension's capacity to work with at risk families and enhance community projects aimed at strengthening educational opportunities for child care providers and increasing parent education services.
Learn more at www.nmcyfar.com
Chinese Food Safety
With more and more Americans eating out, it is critical that all foodservice workers learn about safe food handling. Without proper training, workers might improperly handle food and as a result foodborne illness could occur. The National Restaurant Association (NRA) estimates that a single foodborne illness outbreak could cost a restaurant an estimated $75,000.
Chinese is the third most commonly spoken language in U.S. foodservice operations, following English and Spanish. In many areas of the U.S., food safety educators only speak English and so it is difficult for them to effectively train Chinese speaking foodservice workers. This website was designed to help food safety educators reach this important group Chinese-speaking foodservice workers.
The website contains six interactive activities and songs for foodservice workers plus PowerPoint and teaching tools to prepare workers for certification exams. English /Mandarin/Cantonese
Forest Fire Defensible Zones
Learn what you can do to reduce the threat of wildfire destroying your home. Protect your home and family from wildfires.
Invasive Weeds of the Southwest combines the strength of multi-disciplinary research and community outreach, to reach its goal to evaluate and promote low-cost, community-based approaches to management of invasive plants.
Elk, Land and Knowledge
This program is designed to enhance your awareness of elk, of how they move about the landscape in time and space, and of how knowledge of elk biology can help us better understand how elk relate to human interests on the land.
SPS Sanitary & Phytosanitary
SPS Online has been developed by the United States Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service as a resource for learning about Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, the SPS Agreement, and Risk Assessment with SPS.
Digital Desert Library
A collaboration between the Smithsonian Institute, NMSU's College of Education and teachers across the nation, the Digital Desert Library is an on-line resource guide for everything dealing with deserts. Whether you're looking for activities to teach students, or trying to find information using the comprehensive search database, its a great resource to utilize.
Visit the Digital Desrt Libary website at ddl.nmsu.edu
CYFERnet's Web site brings together the best, children, youth and family resources of all the public land-grant universities in the country. Materials are carefully reviewed by college and university faculty. Through CYFERnet you can also interact with your colleagues and share your work nationally.
Learn more at www.cyfernet.org