Combining education with entertainment, the Glass Barn is a springboard for showing students how agriculture affects the food we eat, the clothes we wear and the products we use. Designed to fit into any school curriculum, the Glass Barn provides a modern, interactive setting for demonstrating the importance of agriculture through fun and easy-to-understand lessons.
Designed for Pre K - to 2nd-grade students, this program uses the ingredients on pizza to reveal the origins of what we eat. Students will interact with livestock, work on a mock farm and create their own pizzas. Choose from two pizza options: Option 1 – make an English muffin pizza as one of the 30-minute rotations ($2.00 per person). Option 2 – make half of 7” pizzas during lunch after other rotations are completed ($5.00 per person). All attending adults will pay the same price as students. Teachers attend for free.
Designed exclusively for 3rd graders, Plants, Animals, and Me will help students understand how plants, animals, and humans are dependent on each other. They’ll complete activities in the greenhouse, visit with animals and learn how humans can protect both fauna and flora. The field trip fee is $2.00 per student. Teachers are free. And additional adults are $2.00 each.
The program will help them understand the complexity of the issues surrounding the biotechnology movement. Students will participate in fun hands-on experiments that will explain key aspects of GMOs using soybeans. The field trip fee is $2.00 per student. Teachers are free. And additional adults are $2.00 each.
Designed for 4th - to 8th-grade students, this program allows students to participate in fun hands-on experiments that explain key aspects of Biotechnology utilizing soybeans. We have selected experiments and activities for each grade level based on academic standards. The field trip fee is $2.00 per student. Teachers are free. And additional adults are $2.00 each.
Designed for 5th and 6th graders, students will discover where their food comes from, how farmers care for the land and how science, technology, engineering and mathematics converge in food production. Students will plant seeds as they create living plant necklaces, role-play as farm mechanics, and create their own faux flower pens with important scientific information included on the leaf. The field trip fee is $2.00 per student. Teachers are free. And additional adults are $2.00 each.