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Utilize this inquiry box with our past virtual field trip video to Rickreall Dairy. In this box, you will find materials for the Milk Makin’ Math lesson. In this lesson, students will learn about the numerous career opportunities involved in the dairy industry. They will also practice real world math problems related to specific careers within the industry. Students will rotate between six different learning stations. Each station will focus on a different dairy career. Students will move around the room, completing math challenges found in the Milk Makin’ Math Activity Book. Materials include 6 station labels, 6 feed samples, feed sample descriptions cards, checkbook, money, photo of milking parlor, syringe without needle, profit and expense definition cards and a weather thermometer. Materials will be provided for 30 students.

Find the a link to the virtual field trip video and lesson plan here.

Materials will be provided for 30 students. Due to grant funding restrictions, this resource is only available to classrooms and not individual students.

 

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Utilize this inquiry box with our past virtual field trip video to Rickreall Dairy. In this box, you will find materials for the Blue’s the Clue: Souring Milk for Science lesson. This lab introduces students to the effect temperature has on reducing and controlling the growth of bacteria. Students will use conventionally pasteurized and ultra-high-temperature (UHT) milk to observe how different temperatures (hot, room temperature, cool, and freezing) affect the growth of spoilage bacteria. They will also learn about the importance of pasteurization in keeping food safe. Materials provided include test tube stands with test tubes, graduated cylinders, methylene blue, carton of UHT milk, and pipettes. Materials are provided for 6 groups of students.

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Materials will be provided for 30 students. Due to grant funding restrictions, this resource is only available to classrooms and not individual students.

 

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Utilize this inquiry box with our past virtual field trip video to Rickreall Dairy. In this box, you will find a set Our Dairy Cows Send Their Best booklets explaining the journey of milk from farm to table and a coloring page for each student. Also, included are six jars of feed samples for students to see up close as they explore the Oregon dairy industry with our tour guide Louie! Materials provided include 6 feed samples, Our Dairy Cows Send  Their Best booklets and a Rickreall Dairy coloring page. Materials will be provided for 30 students.

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Materials will be provided for 30 students. Due to grant funding restrictions, this resource is only available to classrooms and not individual students.

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Utilize this inquiry box with our past virtual field trip video to Rickreall Dairy. In this box, you will find materials for The Mystery Ration lesson. Discover the nutrient requirements of dairy cows! Students will collaborate in teams to unlock feed examples through a series of escape boxes. As students work to unlock each escape box, they will be tasked with calculating rations using the Pearson Square method to provide a balanced meal for dairy cows to enjoy! Materials provided include 4 escape boxes, 6 feed samples, 6 scenario cards, 18 box cards, 8 3-digit locks and a treat for the final box. Materials are provided for 6 groups of students.

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Materials will be provided for 30 students. Due to grant funding restrictions, this resource is only available to classrooms and not individual students.

 

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No matter where you live, you can learn all about the amazing things that happen on farms. Farm Anatomy Activities for Kids combines the joy of hands-on experiments and activities with easy-to-understand lessons that teach you all about farm life.

This farm anatomy activity book helps you think more like a farmer and understand how nature, crops, and animals shape the way we live. You’ll learn about all the different parts of a farm, the plants and animals you might find there, and how farms create the food you eat and the material for the clothes you wear.

Farm Anatomy Activities for Kids includes:

  • Educational lessons―Learn about the various parts of a farm, how they raise plants and animals, and the ways farms connect to your daily life no matter where you live.
  • Ways to play―Try out cool experiments like growing crops without soil or making a mason bee house.
  • Journal prompts―Reflect on what you’ve learned about farm anatomy with the thoughtful writing prompts paired with each activity.

Take kids on an educational journey down to the farm without ever leaving home.

 

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This fun hands-on activity is a great way for students to learn about germination and watch grass grow. Students fill a nylon full of soil, a sprinkle of grass seed, and watch as their buddy grows “hair”.  Click here for the lesson. Soil is not provided with this kit.

Turf Buddy Birth Certificate 

This kit does not need to be returned. 

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The Girl Who Thought in Pictures Kit

2021 Literacy Project

Students explore the research of Dr. Temple Grandin in a story about her research in animal handing while preserving in the face of adversity as a young student diagnosed with autism. In this activity, students will take on the role of a engineer to build a model of a corral using play dough. Materials included: a FREE copy of the book, bookmarks for each student, and a corral diagram. Please indicate the amount of students at checkout

Literacy Project Lesson Plan: Virtual

Literacy Project Lesson Plan: In-person

 

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Grow your own necklace! This kit contains materials for your students to plant a seed in a jewel bag attached to yarn, thus creating a “living necklace.” Given time and water, the necklace will be alive with a growing sprout in a few days. An excellent activity for teaching plant growth requirements. Kit includes: yarn, cotton ball, bean seed and plastic bag. Click here for lesson plan.

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Students will get hooked on wool spinning as they learn about wool and where it comes from. Using carded wool and spinning hooks, students will create friendship bracelets to wear home! For more information on spinning and dyeing wool, please download our Wool Spinning lesson (included with kit). Also, check out Weaving the Rainbow, an excellent companion book for this activity.

For further hands-on wool activities download this PDF, Hands-On With Wool. This document includes 5 different wool activities: spinning, Kool-Aid dying, natural dying, weaving the wool, and Ziploc felting. Detailed instructions and a materials list can also be located within this document.

Kit generously donated by the Oregon Sheep Commission.

Kit includes wool and spinning hooks for 25 students. Please put the number of students in your class in the quantity section at checkout to ensure the correct number of supplies gets to you. This kit does not need to be returned.

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Students will get to watch 5 different types of seeds germinate and sprout in their very own Garden in a Glove! This kit contains gloves, 5 different seeds and cotton balls required for the Garden in a Glove lesson plan.

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