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4th Grade In-School Field Trips

Cook County Farm Bureau's Ag in the Classroom program offers a FREE 1 hour presentation to 4th grade students in Cook County. During the 2012-2013 school year 21,500 students were reached and 870 classrooms in Cook County were visited.

Presentations are given from September through May.

To sign up for your FREE In-School Field Trip call us at 708-354-3276

Click here to download the brochure

Click here to download Field Trip Request Form

Program Features

  • A presentation geared towards Common Core and Next Generation science standards.
  • A definition of agriculture
  • Discussion about Illinois products, careers, transportation, and the USDA MyPlate
  • A new video that discusses agriculture; including urban gardening, farming, agriculture careers, and Illinois farm products
  • Food, fiber, fuel industry facts
  • A fortune cookie that contains an agricultural fact for every student
  • A teacher packet of follow-up activities (new theme yearly)
  • Hands-on game to keep students engaged food and fiber industry facts

Presenter Video Biographies



Jim Bloomstrand's Bio


Kathy Bloomstrand's Bio


Toni DeLaurentis' Bio


Sheri Latash's Bio


Linda Dunn's Bio


Joan Ramsey's Bio

 

Kathy Lesser

   

Evaluations