Georgia Olive Farms
Georgia Olive Farms
It’s a little-known fact that Georgia farms grew olives back in the 1800s. But it’s becoming a much bigger-known fact that this crop is making a comeback. Thanks to people like State Representative and farmer Jason Shaw, we learn why our state’s climate is so hospitable to the olive, encouraging a whole new industry. And while we’re visiting the southern side of the state, we take a ride on the Georgia Grown Trail to cultivate our knowledge about agritourism.
Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for how resource availability, disease, climate, and human activity affect individual organisms, populations, communities, and ecosystems.
Ask questions to gather and communicate information about the use and ethical considerations of biotechnology in forensics, medicine, and agriculture.
Construct and revise a claim based on evidence on the effects of human activities on natural resources.
- Human Activities
- Water use
- Waste water treatment
- Natural Resources
Plan and carry out an investigation to gather evidence to identify the force or force component responsible for causing an object to move along a circular path.
- Calculate the magnitude of a centripetal acceleration.
Evaluate the economic impact of various industries in Georgia including agricultural, entertainment, manufacturing, service, and technology.
1. Most Georgians know the 3 Ps of agriculture of Georgia. Check out the New Georgia Encyclopedia and create a map showing all the different types of commodities grown or raised in Georgia.
2. If more and more people what to go to farms as tourists, what creative things could new farms do to attract more people?
Soybeans: the bean of an Asian plant that contains a large amount of protein and that is used as a food
Hormone: a natural substance that is produced in the body and that influences the way the body grows or develops
Agritourism: any agriculturally based operation or activity that brings visitors to a farm or ranch
Diversify: to change (something) so that it has more different kinds of people or things propagation: to produce (a new plant)
Climate: the usual weather conditions in a particular place or region
Centrifuge: a machine that uses centrifugal force to separate substances or parts of substances
Jason Shaw, Kevin Shaw, Vicki Hughes, Scott Courson, Sam Shaw
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