Lessons & Activities

We offer a variety of lessons and activities you can use to teach your students about dairy nutrition and the science behind dairy farming.

Dairy Innovation Kit

We know students are interested in where their food comes from and how food choices affect the health of their bodies, communities, and the planet. This innovation kit is suitable for virtual and in-person learning environments, tailored to secondary-level students.

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Adopt a Cow Program

Bring the dairy farm into your classroom with Discover Dairy! This resource for educators includes the popular Adopt A Cow Program, dairy education curriculum incorporating Common CORE and STEM standards, and a variety of activities and videos targeted to Elementary and Middle School students.

Funding for this program was provided by New England Dairy and the Connecticut Milk Promotion Board.

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Fuel Up Resources

Classroom-ready resources that align with national standards. Use the Fuel Up Learning Plans to incorporate Fuel Up in your classroom this year. Help your students discover dairy health and nutrition as well as the role dairy farmers play in feeding the world and doing it in a sustainable way.

Visit FuelUp.org

Fuel Up Learning Plans and Themes

Title Description
Fuel Your Game Day-Every Day is Game Day Students learn about the essential nutrients for sustaining health and energy. Access
Farmers Fuel the World Students will learn about the environmentally sustainable agriculture practices that farmers implement. Access
Healthy Food, Healthy Mind, Healthy Body Students learn new skills that connect social and emotional learning and the practice of healthy eating. Access
Farmers Celebrate Earth Day, Every Day! Students learn about how dairy farmers harness the elements and work in harmony with nature. Access

Virtual Farm Tours

Experience the wonders of a dairy farm right from your classroom! Our engaging farm tour videos and educational resources are a great way to help students feel a personal connection to New England dairy farmers.

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Farm to You in 48 Hours

Click play to discover how milk travels from the farm to your fridge in less than 48 hours!

Click the button below to find posters, handouts, and tips that focus on all things milk. 

Additional Milk Resources
kids learning how to make butter

Make Your Own Dairy

Students can master the art of making butter, ice cream, and yogurt while delving into the wonders of science through dairy-based STEM questions.

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Other Downloadable Resources

Title Description
35 Fun Dairy Facts Learn 35 undeniably fun facts about dairy. Download
Discover Dairy Activity Book This booklet features eight (8) dairy educational activities for kids. Recommended for grades K-5. Download
What You Need to Know About Milk Your questions about milk safety & quality answered. Download
Mooga Poster Get students energized and moving to help focus and learning! Download
Mooga Poses Handout Try these yoga poses for 3-5 mins at the beginning or middle of class. Download

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