This activity is about the origins of milk and how it is produced in the UK.
Explain to the children that they will be investigating where milk comes from. To set the scene, as children the following:
If children are struggling with these questions, show children the From glass to grass poster or the The journey of milk frieze to help stimulate discussion.
Use the Milk production presentation to go through the main stages of milk production in the UK. Ask pupils to complete the Milk production worksheet.
Key points include:
A presentation exploring how milk is produced in the UK.
A worksheet about milk production in the UK.
Posters looking at the journey milk takes from grass to glass.
A poster about the journey of milk from grass to glass.
A poster looking at what happens on a dairy farm.
A booklet looking at what happens on a dairy farm.
A poster looking at different breeds of dairy cow.
A guide to support running a food tasting session.
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