Anthony Wayne FFA members held the first annual 3rd grade Ag Day at Monclova Primary School on Monday, May 7. Ag Day was arranged by the Agriscience II class, with the idea that the could teach the 3rd graders how crops and animals went from seed to products that we use every day.
The FFA members used products, display boards, and other demonstration techniques to show the students the process of growing, harvesting, and processing from seed to the product on the grocery store shelf. The 3rd graders were divided into three groups and rotated through three different stations.
The first station taught students about grain production, while the second shared how fruits and vegetables were raised. The third station included a live chicken along with baby chicks and discussed livestock and poultry production. Finally, students had the opportunity to eat a snack of beef sticks, cheese, and apple juice after learning where each food came from and how it got to their snack table that day.… Continue readingRead More »