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Dairy Days Educational Activity Kit

Dairy Days Educational Activity Kit

It’s time to get up and milk the cow! Teach your kindergarten and primary students about dairy animals and their food products and by-products with this Dairy Days educational activity kit. Through activities, baking, experiments, games, and worksheets, students will:

  • recognize the characteristics of mammals
  • learn about the different mammals that produce milk for human consumption
  • discover the differences between water and milk
  • learn about the roles different animals and organisms play in the food chain
  • discover where milk comes from and how cows are milked
  • learn how milk is made into cheese
  • learn about and discuss preferences for different cheeses
  • learn what butter is and how cream is turned into butter

The Dairy Days educational activity kit, developed by the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, links to science and technology, social sciences, language, mathematics, and arts curriculum requirements. It includes instructions, worksheets, answer keys, and a glossary.

Curriculum Links:

ONTARIO QUEBEC
Kindergarten Science and Technology Preschool          Competency 1 — To perform sensorimotor actions effectively in different contexts
Language Competency 3 — To interact harmoniously with others
  Personal and Social Development   Competency 4 — To communicate using the resources of language
The Arts Competency 5 — To construct his/her understanding of the world
Grade 1 Science and Technology — Understanding Life Systems Primary Cycle 1 Science and Technology — To explore the world of science and technology
Science and Technology — Understanding Matter and Materials Geography, History, and Citizenship Education — To construct his/her representation of space, time and society
Grade 2 Science and Technology — Understanding Life Systems Primary Cycle 2 Science and Technology, Competency 2 — To make the most of scientific and technological tools, objects and procedures
Science and Technology — Understanding Matter and Materials Geography, History and Citizenship Education, Competency 1 — To understand the organization of a society in its territory
Grade 3 Social Studies — Heritage and Citizenship Geography, History and Citizenship Education, Competency 2 — To interpret change in a society and its territory
Grade 4 Science and Technology — Understanding Life Systems

Fees:

Free. Download the Dairy Days educational activity kit at no cost.

Reservations:

N/A

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