Students should understand where the food they consume is produced and the health benefits associated with it. Using this instruction kit, the breakdown of a pizza is used to illustrate the different food groups, where they are produced, and how they benefit your body.
Design your own Agriculture Education activity today! Here’s what you’ll need:
- Fabric Pizza (pictured above)
- Exploring Planet Pizza Video & Teacher's Guide
- This 12 minute videotape was made to help children understand the processes used to produce the crust, cheese, meat and toppings of pizza and that all of the ingredients in a pizza come from farms.
- You may check-out either of the items listed above by clicking here.
- Pizza, Pizza, Pizza PowerPoint
Kansas teaching standards for Did You Know We Grow Pizza in Kansas?
Standards for Grades K-2
Standard 1: Science as Inquiry
- Benchmark 1: The student will be involved in activities that develop skills necessary to conduct scientific inquiries.
- Indicator 4: The student asks and answers questions about objects, organisms, and events in his/her environment.
Standard 3: Life Science (related to “Growing Your Own Pizza Sauce” activity)
- Benchmark 1: The student will develop an understating of the characteristics of living things.
- Indicator 2: The student observes life cycles of different living things.
- Indicator 3: The student observes living things in various environments.
Standard 5: Science and Technology
- Benchmark 1: The student will use technology to learn about the world around them.
- Indicator 1: The student explores the way things work.
Questions? Contact the Agriculture Education Division at 785/587-6150.