Linn County Education Outreach is offering a Pizz-A-Thon kit to 4th grade students in lieu of an in-person competition for the 2020/21 school year. Over 60 students from Bowman Woods signed up to participate.
Pizz-A-Thon was founded 20 years ago by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Educator, Eldon Weber. Pizz-A-Thon is dedicated to teaching kids about agriculture and where their food comes from. By doing this, we create a more educated workforce, some of which will go into the food industry and continue to feed America into the future.
Students will work in groups to research and develop a presentation about where their pizza ingredients come from. Classrooms will learn about the production of pork, dairy, beef, vegetables, and wheat.
The Pizz-A-Thon kit includes a complete lesson plan/rubric, introduction video, PowerPoint, pre-recorded FarmChat videos, publications and credible resources.
Email Morgan Hibbs at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about our 2020/21 Pizz-A-Thon program.