Testing New K-12 Ag/Conservation Program-AFNR Learning Standards

Invitation for K-12 teachers to test new program

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                       NEW CREATIVE ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

INVITATION: (elementary, middle school or high school teachers)

1. Classes to test “2016 Pizz-A-thon - with AFNR Learning Standards”!

Plan your FFA Classes and/or SAE and PALS elementary and or middle school - Mock Pizza Business”   or

2. Further test the k-8 Ag/Conservation Literacy program with 15 years in development.                       

See Resources, Lessons & Activities to Order a “Starter Kit”

“SLICE TO SOIL”  Through the Pizz-A-Thon, Teams: create a new pizza trace the ingredients of their pizza back through marketing, processing & growing to the origin (slice to soil)- finishing with a conservation experiment.

Youth “in & out of school” In a “real world” learning experience - Kids compete, demonstrate, or manage using:

  • Language arts – Research and marketing reports develop communication skills
  • Art – Logo and promotional materials are created
  • Health – Recipes are linked to the food pyramid with nutritional value and exercise needed to burn off the calories in a slice of each team’s new pizza
  • Social Studies – Teams research using math (analyzing profits) tracing journey of ingredients (careers in the food industry)
  • Agriculture – Kids learn where their food originates (crops & livestock)
  • Science – Experiment comparing plants grown in topsoil vs. sand (developing conservation ethic).

Adapted For Youth Groups, in or after school

Schools, H.S. FFA (mock pizza business, SAE or PALS), home school, Boys & Girls Club, Lions Family Club, scouts, 4-H & church groups, Special Ed or Talented and Gifted.

Awards Ceremony – Competition or demonstrations - awarding: t shirts, medals, stipends & ribbons.

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Make donor/sponsorship checks to: Pizzathon Partnership, 4001 Fletcher Blvd., Ames, Iowa 50010

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Sponsor/Donor Application                     (Invite organizations or Business to sponsor)

Anchor Sponsors on Home Page of www.pizz-a-thon.com

 
  A 25% stipend will be given to youth groups like FFA, clubs or youth organizations who locate sponsors to support the program in their communities. PARTICIPATING YOUTH CAN RAISE THEIR OWN FUNDS...LEARNING TO SERVE!

 

 

Mark level of sponsorship: (SEE PRESENT SPONSORS on Sponsor page)

__$1,000 __$750 __$500 __$250

__Other (specify _$_________)

Sponsor/Donor Contact Info: Name______________________________________________

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