If you are a school and are interested in having your students participate in a planned New Mexico Beef Council Beef Education Program, please contact Patty Waid at 505-298-9341 or by email at [email protected]; you may also contact the NM Beef Council offices at 505-841-9407 or by email at [email protected].
TEACHER & STUDENT RESOURCES
NM Beef Council
- "Everything but the Moo!" Worksheet
This 4-page resource provides activities that include; the journey of a beef animal from the farm to the plate, how cow by-products play an important role in everyone's life and some fun facts about beef.
- "Moos News 1" Newsletter
This 4-page fun booklet includes information about family mealtime and a couple of yummy recipes that are easy to prepare. Also Cowboy Bob invites the reader to send questions and comments to him. Who knows he may just print your picture and letter in a future edition! Games, activities and a LOT of information is printed in this edition.
- "Moos News 2" Newsletter
Cowboy Bob is back answering your mail. This edition includes a recipe, "Yummy Mummy Beef Pizzas", which is fun to prepare and easy and quick. Cow Jokes, special books you can purchase and some challenging games are included for your enjoyment.
Additional classroom resources available - call 505-841-9407 or email [email protected]
AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FOUNDATION
- The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, contractor to the Beef Checkoff, released a new educational app, "All About Beef". App versions of "The Steaks are High" and "Grocery Grab" are STEM-based games funded by the Beef Checkoff Program and geared toward students in grades 3-5. In addition to teaching nutrition and environmental facts, these apps also feature kid-friendly beef recipes. Lesson plans and fun activity sheets can be downloaded to supplement classroom activities.
- The "My American Farm" games, including "The Steaks are High" and "Grocery Grab" are available on the iTunes store for iPhone and iPad, at Google Play for Android devices, on Amazon and for the Kindle Fire and on www.MyAmericanFarm.org. The Beef Checkoff Program funded development of these games and supporting resources.