Milk and You Teacher's Page



A WebQuest for Grades 2-3, WebQuest Agricultural Series
by Missouri Farm Bureau and Missouri State University


Students probably drink milk everyday with school lunches. We should all know that milk comes from a cow, but how does the milk get into the carton you drink at home or at school?

This is a free onsite Graphing software. You might be interested in teaching your students how to use it.

Milk Storyboard Evaluation

A The storyboard has five events in the correct order. Each box contains both a pictures and words. The storyboard is especially colorful and neat.
B The storyboard has four or five events in the correct order. More than three boxes contain both pictures and words. The storyboard is colorful and neat.
C The storyboard has three or four events in the correct order. More than three boxes contain both pictures and words. The storyboard contains color and neat.
D The storyboard has two or three events in the correct order. Three or less of the boxes contain both pictures and words. The storyboard is lacking color or is not neat.

As you can see, the milk has to travel a long way from the cow to the carton that you drink at school or at home. Your classroom milk survey showed how many of your classmates enjoy milk every day. Milk is a very healthy and important dairy product!

National Teaching Standards

ARTS: Visual Arts
NA-VA.K-4.1 Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques, and Processes
NA-VA.K-4.3 Choosing and Evaluating A Range of Subject Matter, Symbols, and Ideas
NA-VA.K-4.6 Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines

NL-ENG.K-12.5 Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.

MATHEMATICS: Number and Operations
GRADES Pre-K - 2
NM-NUM.PK-2.1 Understand Numbers, Ways of Representing Numbers, Relationships Among Numbers, and Number Systems

MATHEMATICS: Measurement
GRADES Pre-K - 2
NM-MEA.PK-2.1 Understand Measurable Attributes of Objects and the Units, Systems, and Processes of Measurement

MATHEMATICS: Data Analysis and Probability
GRADES Pre-K - 2
NM-DATA.PK-2.1 Formulate Questions That Can Be Addressed With Data and Collect, Organize, and Display Relevant Data to Answer

MATHEMATICS: Problem Solving
GRADES Pre-K - 12
NM-PROB.PK-12.3 Apply and Adapt a Variety of Appropriate Strategies to Solve Problems

NT.K-12.1 Basic Operations and Concepts
NT.K-12.4 Technology Communications tools


Science: Strand 7, Sec. 1d
Language Arts: Speaking and Listening Sec. 1, 5



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This page was developed by Samantha McMaster Warren, reviewed by Lyndon and the late Barbara Irwin and is maintained by Missouri Farm Bureau. Please address questions to Diane Olson at Missouri Farm Bureau.