Science of Food and Farming

Learn about the process of growing, raising, and harvesting food as you work in our fields and with our livestock. Uncover challenges involved in getting food from farm to table. What are the energy, quality of life, and ecological issues surrounding the food industry? How is food production tied to habitat protection and climate change? Depending on the season, participate in feeding, mucking, planting, weeding or harvesting.

Program Location:

Drumlin Farm, Lincoln

Grades:

4, 5, 6

Price:

  • 2 hour program: $10.50/student3 hour program: $12.00/student4 hour program: $14.00/student1 free adult chaperone/12 students

Curriculum Frameworks:

4-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - energy/fuel resources renewables
4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures
5-ESS3-1 - Earth and Human Activity - ways to reduce resource use by humans
5-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - plants use of air, water, energy
5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web

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