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.

 

BOOK YOUR PRESENTATIONS NOW

Please use the submit a booking form from the "Ready to Book Section" of the Website.




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.

 

Mooing, Milking & Munching

 

Grade: 2nd & 3rd

 

Length: 45 minutes

Students will learn about cheese and  the process of turning milk into cheese as well as have a better understanding standing of the farms where milk comes from with this Smart board presentation "Mooing, Milking and Munching" (developed by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board). At the end of the program, students will under of where their foods come from! Each student will receive a free copy of the book that we read in class. The presentation uses SMART technology, if it is available.

 

Presentation is available both with or without a smart board in the classroom - please choose equipment type on classroom visit request form.

 

Time for WI Cranberries

 

Grade: 4th & 5th

 

Length: 40 minutes

Brown County Dairy Promotions Educational team is offering a 40 minute presentation based on Time for Cranberries book- March 1 to April 1. The lesson will celebrate our official State Fruit facts, provide activities, give story overview, align with education standards and encourage students to participate in the Ag in Classroom essay contest. In a science comparison, the students will be treated to samples of dried and fresh cranberries.

 

Teachers receive the Growing Wisconsin magazine and Essay Contest Info.

 

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

 

MAPPING OUT A HEALTHY WISCONSIN

 

Grade: 4th

 

Length: 45 minutes

A special blitz coming April 24-28, 2017

 

This Mapping Out a Healthy Wisconsin is the 4th grade classroom presentation to help strengthen your Wisconsin social studies unit. This vinteractive 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 using SMART technology 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?


Winter In Dairy Land


Explore life on a farm during the winter month while learning about Wisconsin Agriculture with this glow in the dark poster and Activities.  Grades K - 3.  For a limited time. Download or print the Winter In Dairy Land Flyer

 


s (ready to teach classroom kits)


Reserve a ready to teach kit filled with resources and all of the supplies for an activity in your classroom!  Free!  See complete listing and reserve your kit today at http://www.browncountydairypromotions.com/red_barn_learning_centers.html

 

Teacher Inservices - Workshops


Looking for ways to "sprinkle" agriculture into your classroom with new ideas, free resources, and ideas to meet the new Core standards?  One of our Dairy Ambassadors with an Education Degree will bring examples and interactive learning activities that can be easily adapted into your classrooms.  

 

Farm Tours - Any Grade Level (Fall and Spring)


Want to schedule a field trip to a dairy farm and don't know where to start?  Complete the booking for "other events" in the ready to book section of the website and we can help you make it happen.  School must provided transportation.

 

Large groups, other grade levels, and special events by request


Complete a booking form - "other program" for any special requests, ideas, or events that you have in mind! We love to educate youth and families on dairy products and our great state that they come from! We can adapt our programs for other events and grade levels to meet your needs.