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Websites, Apps, and More
CIMC has just completed the eighth edition of our web book, a free resource has been very popular with educators for many years. This edition incorporates many firsts. It is the first edition to include apps for both instructors and students, and the first to be offered on CD as well as in print. As always, we provide a variety of websites to enhance the classroom experience, offer avenues for professional development, and assist instructors with student engagement and enhancement activities. With this version, we have included sections of websites for Common Core, Teacher Resources, eLearning, General Interest, and Careers in addition to the websites listed by cluster.
We are offering the complete Websites, Apps, and More as a free download. Print and CD versions are also available at no cost at many state and national conferences (see our exhibit schedule). If you'd like to purchase multiple copies of either the print or CD versions of the web book, contact our Customer Service Department at 800.654.4502.
Language Arts Activities
This CD of printable activities provides practice and reinforcement for one or more of the State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (Common Core). Skills include punctuation, capitalization, parts of speech, correct word choice, sentence structure, and writing. The writing activities require using research techniques as well as writing creatively, and are appropriate for students from middle school age and older.
Plant Science Pathway Posters
Animal Science Pathway Posters
These sets of 18" x 24" color posters can be used in any Agriculture Education classroom. Each set includes 10 different posters.
Plant Science Pathway Posters (AG 9148) includes the following posters:
- Plant anatomy
- Flower anatomy
- Plant life cycles
- Monocot and dicot plants
- Plant propagation - buds
- Plant propagation - grafting/layering
- Soil science
- Tree anatomy
- Floral design shapes
Animal Science Pathway Posters (AG 9147) includes the following posters:
- Beef anatomy
- Swine anatomy
- Sheep anatomy
- Poultry anatomy
- Goat anatomy
- Horse anatomy
- Dairy cow anatomy
- Chick development
- Digestive tracts
- Reproductive tracts
Agriscience Careers Activities CD and
USDA Living Science Posters
USDA Science Living Posters (AG9145) is a set of 50 full-color posters depicting 50 science-related careers in agriculture. Each career description includes information on the types of jobs available to students who pursue the career, characteristics of people who are happy in the career, and the high school and college courses students need to take to pursue the career.
The Agriscience Careers Activities CD (AG9146) uses the USDA Living Science Careers Posters to increase awareness of careers in agriculture.The 50 career shown in the posters are divided into groups and a paper-and-pencil activity is provided for each group. There are a total of 20 activities including crossword puzzles, word searches, and one-word answer worksheets. It can be used as a supplement to any agriculture curriculum.
Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources
Environmental Science & Natural Resources is based on the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource (AFNR) Career Cluster Content Standards. Students typically take this course after completing Introduction to Agriscience, also known as Agricultural Education I. The book is intended to build upon many of the concepts learned from Agriscience Explorations (AG1017) and Introduction to Agriscience (AG1001).
The student book and teacher books are both full-color. The teacher book is printed in a wrap-around format and includes suggested activities and websites. The teacher resource CD includes printable Assignment Sheets, Activity Sheets, and Lab Sheets, written tests in Word, PDF, and ExamView import formats, PowerPoints for each unit, project grading rubrics, and OSU Extension Fact Sheets.
- Environmental Safety and Regulations
- Environmental Resource Management
- Energy Conservation
- Soil Conservation and Management
- Wetland Management
- Pasture and Rangeland Management
- Forest Ecology
- Wildlife Ecology
- Hydrologic Principles
- Aquatic Ecology
- Air Pollution Management
- Recreational Resources
We are offering unit 3, "Energy Conservation," as a free sample to download.
Career Focus Magazine
Career Focus is a new career exploration and preparation guide. This 32-page, full-color magazine combines essential guidance with web activities and "skill builder" opportunities to help prepare users for college and the workplace.There are three versions of Career Focus available.
The original Career Focus explores careers in all areas. Topics include career clusters and pathways; plans of study; personal selling points; online tools; college planning checklists; interview strategies; and keys to career success. Career Focus also provides workplace re-entry strategies for those who have been absent from the workplace for a number of reasons.
Career Focus: Health Careers provides career exploration and preparation for careers in the health care area, including careers in health care, unusual jobs in the field, and CareerTech Champions in this area. It is a concise guide to planned success for high school students and adults interested in the health care industry.
Career Focus: After Military Service was developed for veterans who are leaving the military and transitioning to a civilian career. This guide walks veterans through five steps in making this transition: Self-assessment, exploring career interests and options, filling a skills gap, finding and applying for a job, and managing the career transition.
We are offering the entire Career Focus: After Military Service publication as a free file for you to download.
Surviving and Thriving
Surviving and Thriving, which replaces our Adult and Family Living curriculum, prepares high school students for adulthood by giving them the skills and knowledge they need to transition into college, other job training, or a career.
The full-color student edition includes “Knowledge Check,” “Career Spotlight,” and “Living Green” features in each unit. The teacher edition is done in a wrap-around format with plenty of suggested activities. The teacher resource CD includes all consumable student pages to print as needed, Powerpoint® presentations, tests in Word® and text formats, crossword puzzles, and more.
- Communication Skills
- Understanding Self
- Making Decisions
- Leisure Activities
- Personal Safety
- Understanding Grief and Loss of Life
- Choosing Food for Good Health
- Preparing Food
We are offering unit 3, "Making Decisions," as a free sample to download.
Medical Surgical Nursing I
Medical Surgical Nursing I builds on the concepts and skills in previous courses. It focuses on prevention of illness, health management, and care of the individual. Treatments, patient care, diet and pharmacological therapy are included in each module. This book is designed to teach the nursing student focused nursing skills and the ability to apply their knowledge to prepare for the NCLEX-PN.
- Integumentary Nursing
- Musculoskeletal Nursing
- Respiratory Nursing
- Cardiac Nursing
- Vascular Nursing
- Hematology Nursing
We are offering the Respiratory Nursing module as a free sample for you to download.