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The AGsploration curriculum is free and available for use by any educator who works with youth.

Preview the curriculum

Learn about the format of the lessons and view the curriculum table of contents.

Lesson Alignment with Next Generation Science Standards

Each lesson is aligned with at least one of the Next Generation Science Standards.  


Download the curriculum

The entire curriculum – including teacher guide, all lesson plans, student worksheets, and evaluation materials - is available online and is free to any educator or youth provider. To access the entire curriculum and supporting electronic materials instantly, simply fill out the form by clicking on "download the curriculum" above.  Registration helps us keep track of how many educators are utilizing the curriculum and helps us provide support and evaluation tools to you.


Attend a teacher training

No teacher trainings are currently planned, but we are happy to provide training to groups of 12 or more educators at your facility. For more information, contact Sheryl Bennett at

View lesson walkthrough videos

Watch members of the AGsploration team complete the lesson activities and share some tips and tricks for successful teaching.

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