New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_A11440
Filling milk bottles at a creamery, 1920.
What are these men filling the glass bottles with?
Where did they get it?
Do we use glass jars today? Why?
What potential hazards occur with this type of bottling?
New York is the nation's third-largest dairy producer. What other states are in the top ten? Graph the top ten by production and make a key.
Math: A cow on Farmer Brown’s dairy farm can produce 1 pint a day of sellable milk. How many cows would be needed to fill 1 gallon of milk?
English Language Arts: Write a daily schedule for a dairy worker.
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Wilder, Laura Ingalls. Winter on a Farm. HarperCollins Children's Books, September 1997. ISBN: 006440692X
Fowler, Allan. If it Weren't for Farmers. Scholastic Library Publishing, March 1994. ISBN: 0516460099
Gish, Melissa. Dairy Farm. Smart Apple Media, January 2004. ISBN: 1583403256