School Presentations

School Presentations

Brown County Dairy Promotions is pleased to offer the following programs to the students of Brown County FREE OF CHARGE! All programs are presented by an a trained Dairy Ambassador from the Brown County Dairy Promotions team whose objective is to teach students of Brown County where their food comes from. Presentations that accompany your curriculum discussion on Wisconsin Agriculture will take booking priority.


Please use the “Classroom Request” link above.

A Farm of Many Colors

Grade: Kindergarten

Length: 45 minutes

A Farm of Many Colors is our Kindergarten storybook lesson with bright colors, Wisconsin foods, and real farm items. This lesson introduces students to the concept that fresh and healthy food comes from the farm. Students will also be introduced to a variety of foods from the 5 food groups, categorized by color. After listening to the story, students will discuss and answer questions about how food travels from the farm to the table. Each student also will receive their own copy of the book to keep and will have the opportunity to learn more about items used on a dairy farm as well as a dairy treat.

My Field Trip to a Wisconsin Dairy Farm

Grade: 1st

Length: 45 minutes

“My Field Trip to a Wisconsin Dairy Farm” takes children on a virtual tour of a Wisconsin farm through the “eyes” of first grader, Tyler Bowie and his journal takes notes of his field trip to the farm. Students will learn about the community of farming, how work done on a farm is based on the seasons, identify food origins and how to categorize foods by food groups. The ambassador will lead and assist the class in reading the story from Powerpoint. Students will enjoy having a small book to take home for their very own. A dairy snack related to the story will be provided.

Curd Science

Grade: 2nd

Length: 1 hour

The Incredible Journey from Milk to Curd” takes children on a journey through a second grader and scientist, Violet Anderson, as she discovers how milk is made into Wisconsin cheese. Students will experience the process of turning a liquid-milk, into a solid-Wisconsin cheese. The steps of cheese making are brought “under the microscope” for students to learn and understand the important role of science in making cheese and the importance of dairy in building healthy bodies. The presentation will be done with Prezi technology. Students will get supplemental lesson handouts and participate in a cheese tasting.

Time for WI Cranberries

Grade: 3rd

Length: 40 minutes

Brown County Dairy Promotions Educational team is offering a 40 minute presentation based on Time for Cranberries book. The lesson will celebrate our official State Fruit facts, provide activities, give story overview, align with education standards. In a science comparison, the students will be treated to samples of dried and fresh cranberries.

Teachers receive the Growing Wisconsin magazine and support material.

Students receive a take home Wisconsin Cranberry Activity book and lesson worksheet.


Grade: 4th

Length: 45 minutes

This Mapping Out a Healthy Wisconsin is the 4th grade classroom presentation to help strengthen your Wisconsin social studies unit. This interactive map and video presentation emphasizes the current economic impact of Wisconsin agriculture and discusses 16 foods grown in Wisconsin. Visit features a 45 minutes classroom presentation, along with a sample of Wisconsin cheese, and a student take home handout.

Rethink Your Drink

Grade: Middle School

Length: 45 minutes

Rethink Your Drink is a classroom lesson to provide student awareness of beverage choices and nutritional factors they need to consider before making a beverage selection. Students will gain awareness of total sugar content from natural and added sources and key nutrient concerns in beverages by reading food labels and making informed decisions about choosing healthy beverages. The lesson plan consists of one 45-50 minute SMART lesson which includes a hands-on or group beverage station activity. What’s in your drink?