Students learn how cattle utilize nutrients and energy from food that humans cannot digest and convert it to meat, a food rich in zinc, iron, and protein. All programs begin with a tour of the farm.
Lower Elementary (K - 2)
Students learn about the variety of agricultural products they consume in a hamburger and will trace the ingredients back to their source
- Vocabulary words that pertain to cows
- Ingredients of a hamburger
- Growing a crop to harvesting, processing, and transportation
- Food groups and nutrients
Upper Elementary (3 - 5)
Students discover how hamburger is formulated for leanness
- Identify the healthier ground beef and compare different percentages
- Practice measurement skills using appropriate units for weight and volume
- Find serving size, calories, total fat, saturated fat and sodium on food label Nutrition Facts panels
Each program session lasts about an hour and a half and are offered on weekdays in the morning and afternoon. The Cost of each program is $10/student.
Call 248.634.7276 or email to reserve your date and time.