lesson plans & activities

Take your students on the farm-to-table journey with these educator resources designed to help you teach your students about the production process of fresh foods, and how eggs make their way from the farm to their breakfast table.

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Introducing two new lessons for 2014!

elementary (K-5)

Fresh Foods from Farm-to-Table

In this lesson, students will learn the steps in the Farm-to-Table process, including an interactive exploration of the journey. The students will also use online resources to learn how the process works in their home state.

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middle-school (6-8)

Analyzing and Representing the Data

Middle-school students will learn how to visually present qualitative data, including creating their own infographic. Using information about the egg industry, students will learn about the Farm-to-Table process, as well as learn how to creatively represent that data.

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For Elementary School Grades

farm-to-table challenge

Do you ever wonder how eggs get from the farm to your table? With this new interactive Farm-to-Table challenge, you can learn more about each stage of the egg's journey to your breakfast table!

Take the Farm-to-Table Journey!
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For Middle School Grades

sustainability challenge

How can we decrease your environmental footprint? In this interactive widget, take on the role of a farmer and learn how to make environmentally-friendly decisions on your farm!

Test Your Sustainability Knowledge 
with Education Station!

elementary (K-5) lesson plans & activities

Fresh Foods from Farm-to-Table

Your students will explore the concept of farm-to-table to understand the production process of fresh foods and learn how eggs make their way to their breakfast plates.
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Healthy Eating Starts with Breakfast

Students will investigate nutritional information of eggs, whole grains and other breakfast foods, explore tips for healthy eating, analyze a sample menu, and more.   Download Lesson

Positive Change

Explore ways to teach your children how to make a difference in their community. Follow the maze to see how eggs make it from the farm to your breakfast table.
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Super Strength!

Learn how an egg breakfast can provide a strong start to the day with this simple and delicious recipe. Then try the activity to learn about surprising ways eggs are strong.
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middle school (6-8) lesson plans & activities

The Wealth of Health in an Egg

Ask your students to review the literature related to the health aspects and nutrition of egg consumption then challenge them to write and illustrate a school newspaper article about their findings.
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Analyzing and Representing the Data

Using the American Egg Board's website as a reference, challenge students to create infographic posters showcasing information about the Farm-to-Table process.
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Mapping Chickens

In this activity students will learn what countries chickens originated from, how they spread across the world and shed light on what types of eggs hens lay.
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