Curriculum

NH eat local kidsDairy Education Resources

We offer a variety of different curriculum and resources you can use to teach your students about dairy nutrition and the science behind local dairy farming. This a great way to bridge to the healthy dairy foods being served in your school’s cafeteria!

What's Your Fitness Fuel?

This is a fun, educational classroom activity that involves creating an interactive bulletin board highlighting important nutrients for fitness and sports nutrition, and the differences between milk and plant-based beverages. Students will learn about key nutrients and how they promote healthy bodies to fuel physical activity.

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Cow to You: A Virtual Visit to Two New England Dairy Farms

Use the educator guide and activities from these 3 reproducible handouts along with a colorful classroom wall poster to help your students make a personal connection to the farmers in your region responsible for the nutritious dairy products they consume every day. Activities focus on deeper-level thinking skills and stimulate discussion about dairy farming; dairy nutrition and sustainability and food waste.

Activities take students to two Vermont dairy farms through online 360º videos that let them control with their mouse, so they can explore aspects of each farm as they learn how New England dairy farmers’ care for their cows helps protect our environment with sustainable farming practices and 21st-century technology.

This curriculum, geared towards grades 5-8, includes:

  • An educator guide
  • Three lesson plans meeting common core standards designed to enhance your classroom’s health and science curriculum
  • One poster featuring the steps on how milk gets from farm to table
360-Degree Virtual Farm Tour Video Tip Sheet

This tip sheet gives you ideas on how to use this curriculum with our other resources.

From Cow to You: How Milk Gets from Farm to Table

Use this curriculum geared toward grades 5-8 to show students how milk travels from farm to table. Activities focus on deeper-level thinking skills and stimulate discussion about dairy farming; dairy nutrition and sustainability and food waste.

This curriculum includes:

  • An educator guide
  • Three lesson plans meeting common core standards designed to enhance your classroom’s health and science curriculum
  • One poster featuring the steps on how milk gets from farm to table.

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