Java Games: Flashcards, matching, concentration, and word search.

Norman Borlaug

Match facts aboutNorman Borlaug.

Biography of Norman Borlaug

Photo courtesy Monsanto

(After you finish the game, click on the
picture to return to the Biography page.)

AB
agronomya branch of agriculture that deals with raising crops
Mexicothe country where he first developed the new grain
India and Pakistanother countries which benefitted
Africathe country which did not benefit from the Green Revolution
Norman BorlaugFather of the Green Revolution
triticalea grain composed of wheat and rye
football, baseball, and wrestlingsports Borlaug played in high school
University of Minnesotathe college he attended
Nobel Peace Prizethe award he received in 1970
Gold MedalCongress gave Borlaug this prize
dwarfa word meaning "short"
Rockefeller Foundationsponsored Borlaug in his grain research
faminea condition in which people are starving
deforestationa cutting down of trees
erosionthe result of deforestation
bioengineeredgenetically altered
environmentalistsopposed Borlaug's work
Texas A and Mthe school where he taught in his later life
wheata grain used for making bread
pathologythe study of diseases
U.S Forestry ServiceBorlaug's first job after finishing college
Du PontBorlaug worked as a researcher for them


Online Teacher
Midland, TX

This activity was created by a Quia Web subscriber.
Learn more about Quia
Create your own activities