Ky Dept of AgWEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (12/9/19) — Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s high-tech Mobile Science Activity Center plans to visit Providence Elementary School Tiuesday to teach students about agriculture and its vital role in their everyday lives.

Three MSACs travel to schools throughout the commonwealth to give students the opportunity to conduct scientific experiments related to agriculture using current educational standards and core content, the KDA reports.

The MSACs use tablet computers, a 70-inch LED monitor, and an all-in-one touchscreen desktop computer to interact with students. The mobile units contain internal generators heating, ventilation, HVAC systems as well as handicapped-accessible ramps.

The mobile units are administered by the Education and Outreach Division in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Office of Marketing.

The MSAC program is supported by the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund and Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom Inc.’s member partners: Farm Credit Mid-America, Kentucky Pork Producers Association, Kentucky Soybean Board, Kentucky Corn Growers Association, Kentucky Beef Council, Kentucky Poultry Federation, Kentucky Horse Council, Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association, Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association, Kentucky Dairy Development Council, Kentucky Farm Bureau, AgriBusiness Association of Kentucky, Soil Conservation Districts of Kentucky, and The Dairy Alliance.

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