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 6-12: Cook & Learn Videos

Cook & Learn Videos

A series of chef-led videos covering egg nutrition, plus step-by-step demonstrations of basic and advanced egg cooking techniques. Developed specifically for grade level 6 – 12.

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 6-8: Flavorful Cuisine

Flavorful Cuisine

The 2020-2025 USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans embrace a positive, proactive approach to healthy eating across the lifespan.


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


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.


Two identical eggs — two different results. Look into chemical reactions and permeability. Grades 6-9.


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 Diagram

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.


Introduce health and nutrition concepts Grade 6-8.


Summarizing a paragraph into one main idea (RST.6.8.2). Grade 8.


Solving problems using scientific notations (8.EE.A.4). Grade 8.


Presenting information, findings and supporting evidence (SL.7-9.4). Grades 7 – 8.


Constructing simple equations to solve word problems (7.EE.B.4). Grade 7.


Conducting a short research project (W.7.7). Grade 7.

Hen to Home

Agricultural education, egg safety and proper egg handling (Aligns with FCS, English Language Arts, History/Social Studies and National Social Studies Common Core Standards. Details in PDF). Grade 6 – 8.


Writing an argument (W.6.1). Grade 6.

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


Writing informative/explanatory texts (W.4.2, W.5.2). 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