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Discover engaging beef education resources, made possible by funding from the Beef Checkoff!

 

Educational Games: All About Beef App

WINNER 2015 Horizon Interactive Awards: GOLD in Mobile Apps, Education & GOLD in Mobile Apps, Game

Get the app for your iPhone, iPad, Android, or Kindle Fire device. Available Now! 

 

Games included:

http://myamericanfarm.org/games/steaks_are_high/ 

Target age: 3rd- 5th Grade

Subject Area: Math, Science

Industry Concepts

  • Cattle production from cow-calf to feed yard
  • Farmers care for animals
  • Farmers care for the land

 

http://myamericanfarm.org/classroom/games/?gid=grocery_grab 

Target age: 3rd-5th Grade

Subject Area: Health/Nutrition

Industry Concepts:

  • Beef Nutrition
  • Confident buying skills

 

More Classroom Resources

Ag Mag

Ag Mag Family Guide

Ag Mag eReader

Do you want to purchase a class set of printed Beef Ag Mags? You can buy them here

Lessons

Beef Volunteer Resources

This comprehensive guide includes four, standards-based lesson plans, beef education resource sheet, live animal checklist, suggested school visit timeline, a farm visit guideline, press release template and school letter template.

 

The Stage is Set for Beef

Subject Area: Science

Students discover the beef life cycle. 

 

Beef Up Your Nutrition
Subject Area: Science, English Language Arts
Students plan a nutritious meal using beef.

 

After School Resource Kit
Fun, quick activities that support learning after school or in an informal setting. 

 

 

Beef Education Experiences & Toolkits

Immersive Experience Toolkit

Explore the 2016 On the Farm Author Experience and discover tips and tricks for hosting your own immersive experience. 

Immersive Experience Templates 

Download free templates to host your own immersive experience. 

The Science of Beef Toolkit

Bring science to life with real-world applications of scientific principles. This kit contains 8 learning tools which support Next Generation Science Standards Life Science Disciplinary Core Ideas. 

 

Other Great Resources

Beef Heritage eComic

The Big Race eComic

Pasture Cow-culations Activity Sheet 

 

Built From Beef Activity Sheet 

 

Kid-Friendly Beef Recipes 

 

The Beef Checkoff Program (www.MyBeefCheckoff.com) was established as part of the 1985 farm bill. The checkoff assesses $1 per head on the sale of live domestic and imported cattle, in addition to a comparable assessment on imported beef and beef products. In states with qualified beef councils, states retain up to 50 cents of the dollar and forward the other 50 cents per head to the Cattlemen’s Beef Board.

 

The My American Farm educational resource is a special project of the Foundation. The site and resources are made possible through the generous support of title sponsor, DuPont Pioneer. To take advantage of the free My American Farm resources, games and activities, visit www.myamericanfarm.org.

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