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AG Literacy & Education

4th Grade Field Trips

There’s Ag on My Plate4th Grade

This follow-up to the Intro to Agriculture in Illinois program is designed to engage students in thoughtful discussion and activities connecting what farmers produce to the USDA MyPlate®. Students will learn the origins of food including tracing ingredients for everyone's favorite, the cheeseburger, from field to table.


Food labels will be analyzed to determine nutritional information and ingredients to show the importance of a making healthy nutritional choices.  Program runs approximately 60 minutes.


Program Standards

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Pre/Post-Test Answer Key




AITC Pre-test  

AITC Post-test


Challenge your class to the USDA MyPlate online quizzes




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