Ambassador Presentations

For presentations contact: Sheboygan County Dairy Ambassador
Marlene Kammann
mkammann@tds.net
920-565-2608

The Sheboygan County Dairy Promotion Association empowers a Dairy Ambassador to offer FREE dairy presentations to students and adults in Sheboygan County. Presentations are developed by the Ambassador with materials offered by the Wisconsin Dairy Council, the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, and the National Dairy Council. The funds to help support these programs come from Sheboygan County Dairy Promotion Fund Raisers (Breakfast on the Farm & Ice Cream Sales at the County Fair) and the Dedicated Dairy Farm Families of Wisconsin. Please consider supporting these fund raisers to help keep our presentations FREE.

Adult Presentations
If your group or organization would like to learn about the dairy industry and its awesome dairy products - please contact the dairy ambassador. Presentations will be tailored to fit your event.

Youth Group Presentations
Interactive presentations are available for youth groups to learn about the dairy industry and good nutrition - please contact the dairy ambassador.

2016-17 School Year Suggested Class Room Presentations Gr 4K - 12

Classroom presentations will be scheduled for January through the end of May 2016. Instructors may contact Ambassador Kammann starting in Sept 2016 to schedule a date for a presentation that works the best for their classroom. Early scheduling is very much appreciated.

The following listed programs are available presentations for your classroom by a Sheboygan County Dairy Ambassador. Please read the following guidelines when scheduling a presentation.

  • All Dairy Presentations are FREE of charge.
  • Due to the popularity of this program it is suggested that instructors schedule early to secure a time most suitable to their curriculum and time availability.
  • A minimum of approx. 10-12 students per group.
  • To make best use of the ambassador's time please include all classrooms of one grade in your building when scheduling a presentation. The grade may be split into more than one presentation when necessary. If the grade is split it is desirable to do both groups in the same a.m. or p.m.
  • In schools with smaller class sizes grades may be combined.
  • All presentations will be scheduled at the availability of the dairy ambassador.
  • The following presentation list is strongly suggested and may be updated or changed at the ambassador's discretion due to special needs or requests.
  • Alternate presentations may be available when necessary.
  • The Ambassador requests the exact numbers of students to facilitate the proper number of handouts and treats for the student. Exact numbers are appreciated to help keep costs down so the presentations can remain FREE
  • Instructor information packets will be provided and will include the same items as the student receive.
  • The time stated for each presentation is the time needed to complete the program. Please request the time when students are ready for the presentation to start.
  • The ambassador will arrive 10 minutes early to get set up.
  • If your classroom receives posters we ask that you keep them for future years so you can use them again. It helps keep our cost down and helps to keep the presentations FREE.

If you wish to find more information about available presentations or obtain materials you may do so by going to  www.wisconsindairycouncil.com    

You may find more about the dairy industry, hundreds of recipes and tons of information about enjoying the wonderful nutritious products produced by the dedicated dairy farm families of Wisconsin. www.eatwisconsincheese.com 

 

CURRENT PRESENTATIONS

4 Kindergarten --- “Milk Comes from Where?”
A baby calf grows into a cow and students learn how the dairy farm family takes care of the animals on the farm. This lesson has lots of visual items for the students to enjoy. Students will enjoy yogurt parfaits and handouts to take home. (Instructors are asked to provide plastic spoons for their students)   Allow approx. 45 minutes.

 
Farm of Many Colors

5 Kindergarten --- “Farm of Many Colors”
Author Angie Edge introduces children to the concept that fresh and healthy food come from the farm. Students are introduced to a variety of foods from "The Plate", and animals that live on a farm all categorized by color. Students will enjoy having a copy of the book for their very own. Yogurt parfaits will be enjoyed as a snack. (Instructors are asked to provide plastic spoons for their students)   Allow approx. 45 minutes.

Wisconsin Model Academic Standards and Common Core Standards
Updated 11/27/13
  • Health: 7:1:A1
  • English Language Arts: K.RL.5.; K.RL.7; K.RL.10; K.RF.2a; K.SL.2; K.L.5a
  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources: AS1.a2.e; AS4.a.1.e; FPP1.a.1.e; FPP4.b.1.e; FPP4.b.2.e; FPP4.c.1.e
  • Nutrition: A.4.1; C.4.2; C.4.4; D4.1; E4.1; F.4.1; F.4.2; F.4.3;
  • Science: H.4.3
 
Interactive Farm Poster



1st Grade --- “My field Trip to a Wisconsin Dairy Farm”   NEW   NEW   NEW
"My Field Trip to a Wisconsin Dairy Farm" takes children on a virtual tour of a Wisconsin farm through the "eyes" of first grader, Tyler Bowie and his journal takes notes of his field trip to the farm. Students will learn about the community of farming, how work done on a farm is based on the seasons, identify food origins and how to categorize foods by food groups. The ambassador will read the story from a huge book. Students will enjoy having a small book to take home for their very own. A snack related to the story will be provided. (Instructors are asked to provide a small paper plate and napkin/paper towel) A video (USB) will be viewed to enhance the program. Allow approx 1 hour.

Learning Standards NGSS
  • (Science) 1-ESS1-2
  • English Language SL 1-3
  • Social Studies A.4.4 A.4.7 B.4.9 D.4.3
  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR)  ABS6.a.2.e ABS6.d.1.e  AS.a.1.e AS1.a.2.e  AS2.a.1.e
     AS4.a.1.e  AS7.a.1.e  AS8.a.1.e BT2.f.2.e FPP4.b.1.e FPP4.b.2.e FPP4.b.3.e PS2.b.1.e PS3.e.2.e PST1.d.1.e
    A.4.4 B.4.4 F.4.1F.4.3 F.4.4
 
The Art & Science of Cheesemaking

2nd Grade --- “Curd Science"   NEW   NEW   NEW
"Curd Science: The Incredible Journey from Milk to Curd" takes children on a journey through the "eyes" of second grader and scientist, Violet Anderson, as she discovers how milk is made into Wisconsin cheese. Students will experience the process of turning a liquid-milk,into a solid-Wisconsin cheese. The steps of cheesemaking are brought "under the microscope" for students to learn and understand the important role of science in making cheese and the importance of dairy in building healthy bodies. The presentation will be done with Prezi technology. Students will delight in having their own copy of the book to take home.They will enjoy participating in a cheese tasting/judging event. . Allow approx 1 hour

Learning Standards
  • NGSS (Science) 2-PS1-1; PS1. A; PS1. B
  • ELA/Literacy RI.2.1 RI2.3 RI.2.8 W.2.8
  • AFNR AS1.a.1.e As1.a.2.e AS2.a.1.e AS4.a.1.e FPP4.b.1.e
  • Nutrition B.4.4 D.4.3 F.4.2 F.4.3
 
The Art & Science of Cheesemaking

3rd Grade --- “The Art & Science of Cheesemaking” & "Dairy Baseball"
This 22 minute DVD, narrated by students, is a great way to learn about where Wisconsin Cheeses come from and how they are made. It can be used as its own program or as an intro a farm visit. . Encourage students to write down questions about farm things they are wondering about. Students will participate in a fun "Dairy Baseball Trivia" game. A dairy snack is included along with handouts. Approx 60 minutes

 
Mapping Out a Healthy Wisconsin

4th Grade --- “Mapping Out a Healthy Wisconsin”
This interactive lesson available for classroom presentations using whiteboard technology highlights the impact of agriculture in Wisconsin and discusses 16 foods produced in Wisconsin. The lesson compliments the 4th grade Wisconsin social studies unit. Approx 60 minutes. A dairy snack and handouts will be provided.

Wisconsin Model Academic Standards
  • Language Arts: SL4.3
  • Math: 4NF.6
  • Social Studies: A.4.7; D.4.1; D.4.3; D.4.6
  • Nutrition: A.4.1; A.4.4; B.4.4; D.4.3; F.4.4
  • Agriculture: AS4.a.1.e; FPP1.a.2.e; FPP3.a.5.e; FPP4.b.1.e-FPP4.b.3.e
 

5th Grade --- "9 Gifts of Milk" & "The Chemistry of Life"
This visual presentation encourages good nutrition by showing students, through the use of visual props, the 9 gifts we get from milk and encourages them to choose healthy beverages. " The Chemistry of Life " video will give students insight into how milk is made & consumed . Includes a cheese snack and handouts. Approx 60 min

 

5th & 6th Grade --- "Fuel Your Body, Fuel Your Mind"
Fuel Your Body, Fuel Your Mind is a new presentation developed to help students understand the importance of eating healthy and physical activity and how it ties directly to academic achievement. The bright and colorful presentation gives students an understanding of the nutrients and calories needed to fuel their day. It also shows how Fuel Up to Play 60 can play a role in building healthy student bodies. To schedule a presentation please email wdc@wmmb.org.

 
Fuel Up to Play 60

4th - 10th Grades --- “Fuel Up to Play 60”

An Awesome program for the entire school. 
Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school program targeting grades 4 thru 10 developed in partnership with the Wisconsin Dairy Council, the National Dairy Council and the National Football League to tackle sedentary life style and poor nutrition. Please visit http://www.wisconsindairycouncil.com/fuel-up-to-play60 to find out more information on this great program for your school. Contact the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board at wdc@wmmb.org for information.

 

High School --- “Sports Nutrition ”

Refuel with chocolate milk. Resources for coaches, parents and athletes with important nutrition information to supplement their training regimen. Go to http://www.wisconsindairycouncil.com/sports-nutrition or email wdc@wmmb.org

 

High School --- Family & Consumer Sciences
Choose Smart, Choose Natural, Choose Milk---Cheese Boot Camp ---- Lessons in Dairy --- Cheesemaking Lesson Slides For more information please go to http://www.wisconsindairycouncil.com/educators/family-consumer-sciences or email wdc@wmmb.org