December Highlights from MN Ag in the Classroom

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Our favorite Foods

December Focus Areas: Our Favorite Foods

Our Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom team is celebrating the 2022-2023 school year by selecting a focus area for each month. Lessons, virtual field trips, AgMag connections, and more will be shared each month! Our December focus area is Our Favorite Foods.

Visit our webpage featuring these monthly focus areas for more details. 

Virtual Field Trip

Virtual Field Trip 12-19-22

Join us for a virtual field trip to Crystal Collection Reindeer Farm!

When: Monday, December 19, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. (this is a change from the orginal date of December 13.)

What: Join us on for this virtual field trip to learn about Minnesota-raised reindeer! Reindeer owners Bev Herda, Daryl and Yvonne Simon will introduce us to their reindeer - including two calves (babies)! They will share information about reindeer antlers, fur, and what they eat and drink. This virtual field trip is targeted to K-5 students.

This virtual field trip will also be streamed live on YouTube and a recording will be available for later viewing.

Register Today!

Our Favorite Foods Featured Lessons

Little Red HenCheesemakingApple geneticsTale of Two Burgers

Grants for First-year Teachers

The Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom Program and Foundation recognize that first-year teachers face a unique set of challenges as they begin their teaching career. To inspire early-career teachers to integrate agriculture into their K-12 curriculum, we are offering a grant program specifically for first-year teachers. 

Apply Today!

First-year teacher grants

December Trivia

December Trivia Question: A female reindeer is called a _________?

Send your answer to The first two people to respond with the correct answer will a MAITC reusable bag.