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LiveExperiences01Right This Very Minute

Date: March 25th @ 10:00 a.m.
Subject: Growing Food
Content Area:
Language Arts

What’s that you say? You’re hungry? Right this very minute? Then you need a farmer! Join Farmer Dawn for story time as she reads the book Right This Very Minute. This delicious celebration of food and farming is sure to inspire learners of all ages to learn more about where their food comes from – right this very minute!

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LiveExperiences02Facebook Live at a Pig Farm!

Date: April 16th @ 1:00 p.m. CDT
Subject: Pig Habitats
Content Area: Science

This Facebook Live will allow pig farmers to open their barn doors to show what happens on their farm! Join us to learn how barns protect pigs from disease, predators, and weather to help them survive. This trip will take place from inside a pig barn and feature farmers who will share their experience raising pigs! Attendees will be able to ask questions and receive answers in real time.

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LiveExperiences03Spring into Science! Farm in a Glove at Home

Date: April 6th – 10th @ 10:00 a.m. daily update
Subject: What does a plant need to grow?
Content Area: Science (SC 2.7.2.A What does a plant need to grow?)

Let’s think about plants…what do they need to grow? Plants need L.A.W.N.S: light, air, water, nutrients, and space to grow. Nebraska’s farmers serve a vital role in meeting plants’ needs because the availability of resources varies from one ecosystem to another. Join us April 6th – 10th for a 1:00 p.m. update as we watch four of Nebraska’s top crops grow in a glove! During our daily update youth can follow along with a science journal to identify the needs of plants growing.

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LiveExperiences02Facebook Live at a Pig Farm!

Date: May 5th @ 1:00 p.m. CDT
Subject: Variation of Pig Traits
Content Area: Science

This Facebook Live will allow pig farmers to open their barn doors to show what happens on their farm! Join us to learn about the inheritance and variation of traits pigs develop and see different breeds of pigs. This trip will take place from inside a pig barn and feature farmers who will share their experience raising pigs! Attendees will be able to ask questions and receive answers in real time.

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