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Careers in Agriculture  After a PowerPoint presentation about the careers in agriculture students will use a computer and navigate the Ag Day website while completing the Ag Day worksheet to further explore the exciting realm of agriculture.  
Careers in Veterinary Medicine  This lesson will cover the different careers available to those students who want to pursue an education in veterinary medicine. The available jobs do not stop at a private practice, but extend into specializations, research, and product development. There are many options for students to choose from that work directly or indirectly with animals, small or large animals, and companion or livestock species. This lesson includes a powerpoint, two worksheets, and research project.  
Caring for Wildlife  This lesson will cover the basics of wildlife care. Different topics will be covered from what to do when you find an injured or orphaned animal, when it is not safe to approach wild animals, different diseases wildlife can contract, who to report wildlife issues to, and the ethical responsibilities when caring or treating wild animals. Included in this lesson are three worksheets for students to apply what they learned and a fun, interactive PowerPoint.  
Catch a Cloud!  In this activity, students will explore the relationships between solar energy, water, and the weather by creating their own clouds. In doing so, students will better understand how weather is formed and regulated out of what may seem like “thin air.” 
Catch a Wave!!   This activity provides a quick and easy way to prove light travels in waves. Students will observe how light travels through filters placed at various angles and discuss how the observed effects of the filters can explain the theory that light travels in waves. 

The PEER Program is composed of three grants entitled "GK-12 Fellows Integrate Science/Math in Rural Middle Schools", "Integrating Environmental Health Science in Rural Schools," and a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) entitled "Science Promotion in Rural Middle Schools".

Major funding for the PEER Program is provided by John Deere,
National Science Foundation, the
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
and the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).