With many schools transitioning to virtual learning, Discover Dairy is committed to providing free digital resources and curriculum to help educators give students a virtual look at the dairy industry. Access the resources and lessons below. For more dairy-related virtual learning activities, click here.
Makin’ Cows Smile
Ideal for grades 3, 4 and 5
In this virtual lesson, students will learn what it’s like to operate a dairy farm and receive an introduction to animal health. By the end of the virtual lesson, students will be able to describe dairy farming as a way of life, list three ways farmers care for their cows, and list three to four dairy-related careers.
2. Expand on what you learned by watching the Makin’ Cows Smile Virtual Learning Video.
3. Reference the Makin’ Cows Smile E-Book to answer questions throughout the lesson.
4. After completing the lesson activities, review with the Lesson 1 Worksheet.
For Teachers — Assessment Options
-Create your own test using these Assessment Questions.
-Assign the Writing Enrichment option to compare and contrast.
-Task students with the Design Your Barn option using materials at home or computer design.