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Resources - Nutrients in dairy

Learn about how dairy products such as milk, cheese and yoghurt, form one of the five food groups that make up a balanced diet and play an important role in achieving good nutrition throughout both childhood and adulthood.

Dairy Healthy Foods Cheese Minerals Nutrients Yoghurt Vitamins World Milk Day

Activity Ideas - Year 6

These Year 6 activity ideas will encourage students to use their creativity to create different dairy products in the classroom through using art or write and perform a song to learn about healthy eating. A range of resources on Discover Dairy support these activities. Use these Year 6 activity ideas to help students spark curiosity and inspire them to generate their own questions and investigate. (Size: 107Kb)

Dairy Students Healthy Activity Classroom Geometry World Milk Day

Inquiry Unit - Year 3 to Year 4

This Year 3 to Year 4 'Technology - From Farm to Plate' resource investigates where dairy cows are raised and where milk is produced, plus the technologies involved in milk production that support the pasteurisation and homogenisation processes. The unit follows an inquiry based approach and aims to help teachers and students investigate and understand more about the Australian dairy industry. (Size: 190Kb)

World Milk Day

What cows eat to produce milk

To help make milk, cows need a balanced diet which consists of five main types of food, so they have 5 food groups just like us. Cows eat about 20 kilograms of nutritious food a day!

Grass Cows Milk Dairy Farms Calves World Milk Day

Milking time on the farm

This video explains what happens at milking time. On most dairy farms, cows are milked twice a day.

Cows Pasture Farmers Milk Dairy World Milk Day

How much dairy do kids need

This video explains the health and nutrition benefits of dairy foods and the recommended amount children should consume every day as part of a balanced diet.

Bones Childrens Nutrition Growth Calcium Zinc Yoghurt Vitamins Protein Milk Cheese World Milk Day

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