Virtual Field Trip Lesson Plan – Middle School

Are your students looking for a change of scenery?

Check out our virtual Washington dairy farm tour and utilize the turnkey virtual field trip lesson plan for middle school students. This lesson teaches students about dairy farming practices, including caring for cows and the planet. This lesson plan meets ESE, ELA and National Science Standards.

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snapshot of a dairy farm barn from the virtual farm tour map

Virtual Dairy Farm Tour

Explore 11 short videos about local dairy farms here in Washington. This interactive map connects students to where their food comes from and how dairy farms operate—including environmental sustainability practices and animal welfare.

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Are you participating in the State of Innovation Challenge?

Now through March 4,  join middle and high school classrooms and youth programs across Washington State in this virtual, career connected, problem-solving effort, where young people have a chance to contribute their ideas for solving some of the state’s biggest challenges.

The Challenge invites students to solve one of three Challenge cases—real problems facing the state today:


In as little as an hour students can come up with solutions and submit them for statewide recognition. The most innovative ideas will be specially recognized at the award ceremony in late March.

The State of Innovation Challenge is a partnership of 4-H Washington, the Washington STEM Alliance, the Governor’s office, Career Connect Washington, and OSPI.

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Looking for more virtual teaching resources?

Our new health education lesson plans teach students the importance of choosing healthy beverages for their growing bodies. Understanding Nutrition Facts Labels, weight management, and the economic impact of empty calories are all included in this two-part series.

We’ve also updated our Fuel Up Curriculum to provide more flexibility in virtual classroom settings. With fillable PDFs, students are able to complete worksheets and fill out charts, and they can explore their individual calorie needs with our new interactive online calorie calculator.


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