Grades 4-8: Eggs 101: Farm to Table Videos

Eggs 101

Learn where eggs come from and how they get to our plates in a series of short videos. Grade level 4 – 8.

Grades K-8: Virtual Egg Farm Field Trip

Virtual Egg Farm Field Trips

Explore egg farms around the nation with egg farmer guides. Students learn about animal care, environmental stewardship, and the complete farm ecosystem. Grade level K – 8.

Grades 4-8: Eggs 101: Applied Economics Exercises, Exercise 3


For this lesson, determining the economics of hiring a new employee on an egg farm is the example. Grade level 4 – 8.

Grades 4-8: Eggs 101: Applied Economics Exercises, Exercise 2


In this example, a production facility expansion is used. Students are asked to determine the economics of expansion through a series of questions. Grade level 4 – 8.


A worksheet using egg production as an example to illustrate applied economics. Grade level 4 – 8.

This worksheet reviews general economic principles, using egg production as a backdrop. Grade level 4 – 8.

Examines the economics of starting a business. Then applies principles to starting an egg business. Grade level 4 – 8.

This lesson examines the general concept of needs and wants. Then it explores the specific needs and wants of an egg business. Grade level 4 – 8.

A review of various definitions of economics. Followed by a class activity discussing which definition makes most sense applied to the egg industry. Grade level 4 – 8.


You’ve probably heard of a root beer float, but an egg float? Grades 6-9.


Have you ever cooked an egg with alcohol, turned an egg into a volcano or had a hard time breaking a raw egg…well today’s your lucky day. Grades 4-8.


Amaze your students with an eye-popping demonstration that will help them understand key concepts about air pressure. Grades 4-7.


Transform a humble egg shell into a gem of a geode. Grades 4-7.

Egg Drop

Putting an egg into a glass of water sounds like a cinch, right? Grades K-5.

Strong As An Egg

What does an egg have to do with architecture and strength? Grades K-5.

Standing On Eggs

Jaws will drop and eyes will pop when you prove that eggs are way stronger than they’re cracked up to be. Grades K-5.

The Naked Egg

Watch an egg shed its shell with this simple experiment that demonstrates an acid-base reaction and osmosis. Grades K-5.

How To Fold An Egg

If you think folding an egg sounds crazy and messy, you just might be mistaken. Grades K-5.

Egg Brush-Up

What can an egg show you about brushing your teeth? Grades K – 5.

Certificates of Rec-egg-nition

Your students and parents will love these take-home notes.

An Egg’s Journey

A variety of activity pages will supplement the lesson plans, from hen-to-home mazes to labeling the parts of the egg, these pages can used for a variety of ages.

Be a DetEGGtive

Writing informative/explanatory texts (W.K-3.2). Grades K – 3.

MyPlate is Great

Gathering relevant information (W.K-3.8).

Write From The Roost

Practicing informative writing (W.K.2; W.1.2). Grades K – 1.

Eating Eggs

Reading informational text (RI.1.10). Grade 1.

Working with a graphic organizer (W.K.2; W.1.2). Grade 1.

From Hen To Home

Reading informational text (RI.1.10). Grade 1

Family Favorite

Solving word problems (1.OA.A.1). Grade 1.

Egg Safety

Reading informational text (RI.2.1). Grade 2.

Get Crackin Cafe

Working with even and odd numbers (2.OA.C.3). Grade 2

The Eggstraordinary Egg

Writing informative/explanatory text (W.2.2). Grade 2.

In My Opinion

Practicing opinion writing (W.2.1, W.3.1). Grade 2 – 3.

Eggspress Yourself

Practicing opinion writing (W.2.1, W.3.1). Grade 2 – 3.

Eggs Around The World

Using key details from informational text (RI.3.2). Grade 3.

An Even Dozen

Adding with 1,000 (3.NBT.A.2). Grade 3.

Fresh Eggs

Multiplying and dividing to 100 (3.OA.A.3). Grade 3.

Breakfast By The Numbers

Solving multi-step word problems (4.OA.A.2; 4.OA.A.3). Grade 4.

Eggs Past And Present

Reading informational text (RI.4.1). Grade 4.

There Are Eggs In That

Recognizing and correcting sentence fragments (L.4.1f). Grade 4.


Writing informative/explanatory texts (W.4.2, W.5.2). Grade 4 – 5.

An Eggceptional Plan

Developing a topic (W.4.2b, W5.2b). Grade 4 – 5.


Acquiring vocabulary through informational text (RI.5.1-3; RI.5.4). Grade 5.


Solving problems and multiplying fractions (5.NF.B.6). Grade 5.


Working with numerical expressions (5.OA.A.1). Grade 5.


Summarizing numerical data sets (6.SP.B.5). Grades 4 – 6


Analyzing the structure of texts (R.4-6.5). Grades 4 – 6.


Producing clear and coherent writing (W7-9.4). Grades 4 – 6