TEACHER TOOLS

If you are a teacher, a club leader, mentor or someone else who helps children learn about the world, we’d love to help you share the story of where food comes from! Our variety of resources for teachers and other educators will help your students learn about pork, where pork comes from, and how pork plays into our large, intricate food supply system. These materials can also help teach kids about food and agriculture other than pork! If you are interested in other lessons about food and agriculture, please contact us; we are happy to help you locate other materials, as well!

Create a Modern Pig Barn

Grade 2

Life Sciences

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Students explore how to best care for animals, then create a modern pig barn where the animals’ needs are met in a safe and comfortable environment.

A Pig Farmer Composts & Recycles

Grade 5

Science

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Learn about farmers reducing, reusing, and protecting Ohio’s resources.

Caring for Pigs is a Team Effort

Grade 6

Social Studies

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Work as team to solve problems that modern pork producers face.

Grow Next Gen

Grade 9-12

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To visit the website, click here: http://grownextgen.org

Caring From Day One!

Grade 3

Science

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Heredity & the life cycle of a pig. Read an online book about raising pigs.

Gold Under the Barn

Grade 1-12

Science

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This resource focuses on ecosystems, natural cycles and managing natural resources.

My Life on the Farm

Grade 7-11

Science

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Many careers in agriculture require science & technology skills and many other abilities.

Not Your Grandpa's Pig Farm

Grade 9

Social Studies

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Use a graph to see the change in Ohio’s pork production related to exports.

Pork Demands Respect

Grade 4

Social Studies

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This resources focuses on distinguishing between fact and opinion, interpreting a chart, and the economics of the pork industry.

Raising Pigs Yesterday and Today

Grade 4

Science

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Resource for understanding the past and design a modern barn/environment for pigs and distinguishing between facts and opinions.

What Pigs Eat

Grade 2-3

Science

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Create a layered book to compare what pigs and humans eat and drink for good health and quality nutrition.

Make your own pig feed sack

Grade 1-6

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Learn about animal nutrition as you make a bag of goodies to represent what animals eat.

Pig Pens and Tiaras

Grade 2

Social Studies

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Compare how land is used in urban, suburban, and rural environments; compare life on a farm to your own job lists as a second grader.

What it Takes to be a Pig Farmer

Grade 1-12

Science

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This resource focuses on nutrition, proper record keeping, care and management for good animal health.

Porkology Day 1

Grade 9-12

Porkinetics

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Day 1 - Porkinetics: Includes PowerPoint presentation with videos for both Mac & Windows, as well as supporting PDF resources.

Porkology Day 2

Grade 9-12

Porkitrition

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Day 2 - Porkitrition: Includes PowerPoint presentation with videos for both Mac & Windows, as well as supporting PDF resources.

Porkology Day 3

Grade 9-12

Porkenometry

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Day 3 - Porkenometry: Includes PowerPoint presentation with videos for both Mac & Windows, as well as supporting PDF resources.

Porkology Day 4

Grade 9-12

Porkenomics

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Day 4 - Porkenomics: Includes PowerPoint presentation with videos for both Mac & Windows, as well as supporting PDF resources.

Porkology Day 5

Grade 9-12

Pork Studies

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Day 5 - Pork Studies: Includes PowerPoint presentation with videos for both Mac & Windows, as well as supporting PDF resources.

For Your InFARMation

Grades 1-12

Livestock Farming

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Free teacher resources about Ohio livestock farming provided by the Ohio Livestock Coalition. To visit the website, click here: http://www.ohiolivestock.org/FYI/index.html