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Virtual Field Day

Virtual Agricultural Field Day

Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation is excited to be hosting a Virtual Field Day opportunity for Oregon classrooms April 27th – 29th and May 5-6.

We invite K – 8 grade classrooms to apply for an hour of fun and education on Oregon agriculture! Rotate between 4 virtual learning stations to learn about the production of food and fiber in Oregon. Classrooms will spend approximately 12 minutes at each learning station. A box of materials will be provided to the classroom teacher to distribute to students for use during the virtual field day event. Apply for a spot using the forms below!

Grades K-2: 1 spot left!
Grades 3-5: Registration closed.
Grades 6-8:  2 spots left!
 

FAQ's

Our virtual field days be 1-hour consisting of four 12-minute stations.

Instructions regarding connection will be based on whether your students are learning in-person or virtual. Specific details regarding connectivity will be emailed after applications are reviewed.

No, we will keep your entire class together virtual during the field day

6 F’s of Agriculture
Students will be introduced to the definition of agriculture using the 6 F’s of agriculture (food, fiber, forestry, farm, flowers, and fishing). Students will receive a set of cards featuring the 6 F’s and a set of 6 items representing those F’s. Students will match the object with the corresponding card to help define the word agriculture.

Growing Bracelets
Students will be provided a pipe cleaner and five beads that represent the needs of a plant. The beads represent light, air, nutrients, care and water. Students will identify the needs of the plant as they add each bead to the pipe cleaner creating a “growing” bracelet.

Fruit and Vegetable Bingo
Students will recognize the names of different fruits and vegetables and understand why they are important. Students will be read different clues to identify fruits and vegetables marking their bingo cards as they go.

Oregon Dairy Farms
The Oregon Dairy Princess Ambassador program will present their virtual classroom presentation teaching students about the journey of milk from farm to table.

Wool Spinning
Students will be provided wool and a set of hooks. Students will learn to weave wool into 2-ply strands and ultimately create a bracelet out of the wool.

Source Relay
Students will be provided a set of objects that they have to categorize into one of the following categories based on the source of the object: farm, factory, store, earth. Students will be introduced to the concept that all items originate on the farm or the earth. The items in the earth category rely on the natural resources that earth provides.

Food Sensory
Students investigate how taste and smell are interconnected using flavored tootsie rolls in this fun experiment.

Oregon Dairy Farms
The Oregon Dairy Princess Ambassador Program will present to students on environmental stewardship as it pertains to dairy farming through a short interactive presentation.

Food Sensory
Students investigate how taste and smell are interconnected using flavored tootsie rolls in this fun experiment.

Climate Change
Students will explore the phenomena of climate as they discover the impact climate change could have on the farms that produce our food.

Source Relay
Students will be provided a set of objects that they have to categorize into one of the following categories based on the source of the object: farm, factory, store, earth. Students will be introduced to the concept that all items originate on the farm or the earth. The items in the earth category rely on the natural resources that earth provides.

Oregon Dairy Farms
The Oregon Dairy Princess Ambassador Program will present about technology used in the dairy industry and the evolution of technology over time.