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Grade 6 Academic Standards

6.4.1 Describe the commercial agriculture and industrial regions that support human development.

Oklahoma History Center Education Resources

Traveling Trunks
Oklahoma Agriculture
Oil and Gas

The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture

Gilbert C. Fite, "Farming"
Eric T. Stafne, "Grape and Wine Industry"
Darin J. Combs, "Harvest"
Kenneth S. Johnson, "Mining and Minerals"
Kenny A. Franks, "Petroleum Industry"
Ken Anderson, "Natural Gas"

Research Center Resources

Donald E. Green, ed., Rural Oklahoma (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1977).
Ralph E. Olson, "Agriculture in Oklahoma," in Geography of Oklahoma, ed. John W. Morris (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1977).
Kenneth S. Johnson, "Mineral Resources Map of Oklahoma," Earth Sciences and Mineral Resources of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Geological Survey Educational Publication 9 (Norman: Oklahoma Geological Survey, 2004).
John W. Morris, ed., Drill Bits, Picks, and Shovels: A History of Mineral Resources in Oklahoma (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1982).
Kenny A. Franks, The Oklahoma Petroleum Industry (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980).


Additional Resources

"Food Crops in the Americas Lesson Plan," National Geographic
"Food Systems Feed the World Lesson Plan," Natural Agriculture in the Classroom
"Online Education Resources," API

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