Welcome Lincoln Public School Teachers,

Nebraska Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) has partnered with Lincoln Public Schools to provide exclusive resources for science lessons. This webpage gives you access to sign up to participate in an AITC staff-led experience or gain access to a pre-recorded lesson video.  

If you are interested in having an AITC staff member visit your classroom to lead a lesson, please view the Classroom Visit information.

If you are interested in leading the lesson on your own, please view the pre-recorded lesson information.

If you have any questions regarding a classroom visit or the prerecorded link, please contact education specialist, Brooke Tempel at brooket@nefb.org or call 402-230-3857.

Classroom Visits

If you are interested in having an AITC staff member visit your classroom to lead a lesson, please sign up. Classroom Visits are limited and will be scheduled on a first-come first-serve basis. If the education specialist’s schedule is full you will still be able to use the pre-recorded option.

3rd Grade: Chicken Little to Chicken Big

This Lesson Aligns to Nebraska State Standard: SC.3.9.3.B Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents and that variation of these traits exists in a group of similar organisms.

Lesson Description: This eggcellent activity allows students to identify different breeds of chickens, examine physical traits, and determine how farmers select certain breeds based on inherited traits. This lesson is accompanied with chicken trait cards delivered to your classroom to summarize student learning! The education specialist will provide supplies for this activity.

Request Classroom Visit

Pre-Recorded Lessons

A pre-recorded lesson has been developed by an AITC education specialist. When you complete the form below, you will receive an email with access to the video.  

Steps for Using Pre-Recorded Lesson

  • Step 1: Submit form for access to lesson and video.
  • Step 2: Watch “How To” video.
  • Step 3: Play pre-recorded video lesson for students.
  • Step 4: Lead classroom activity.

3rd Grade – Chicken Little to Chicken Big

This Lesson Aligns to Nebraska State Standard: SC.3.9.3.B Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents and that variation of these traits exists in a group of similar organisms.

Lesson Description: This eggcellent activity allows students to identify different breeds of chickens, examine physical traits, and determine how farmers select certain breeds based on inherited traits. This lesson is accompanied with chicken trait cards delivered to your classroom to summarize student learning!

Materials Required for Lesson

  • Lesson Video
    • This will be emailed to you when you complete the form below.
  • Answer Sheet
  • Chicken Trait Cards
    • When you submit the form for the video, you will have the option to have hard copies of the Chicken Trait Cards be mailed to you instead of printing them on your own. Cards will be mailed within three business days.
Request Pre-Recorded Materials & Chicken Cards

 View the Activity Tutorial Below