Greg Moes, December 2016, Adopt A Farmer

Posted: 12/5/2016

December Video


Feeding Baby Calves


Discussion: Baby calves live in separate pens when they are young to prevent the spread of germs. What are things you can do to prevent spreading germs to your classmates?


Content Standard & Question: 4.MD.1.1 Solve problems involving measurement and conversion of measurements from a larger unit to a smaller unit. Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two- column table.

  1. How many quarts of milk does it take to fill the 64 2-quart bottles for the calves less than 2 weeks old? How many gallons? 2pints = 1 quart, 4 quarts = 1 gallon


Teacher Resource:

These are additional dairy themed lessons to use in your classroom that meet Common Core and STEM standards! 


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