Curriculum Based Programs
These programs are offered to all ages (K-12th grade). Program materials are adjusted to the age level of the participants. With all programs, students will evaluate the interrelationship between humans and land resources and biological resources. All programs last 30 to 40 minutes. Maximum of 30 people per session (chaperones are a must).
Farm Programs at OlD Maryland farmOnly Ponies
Learn all about ponies, from what they are and their history. Discover their special physical features and their care requirements. Hoof cleaning and trimming demonstration included.
Learn About Livestock
Take a guided tour through the farm and learn the farm animals origins, characteristics, and habits. Discover their importance for the benefit of people. Includes an animal care demonstration.Llamas and Sheep
Learn the origins, characteristics, and care needs of both the llamas and the sheep. Find out how wool and hair are harvested to make fibers for clothing. Includes a demonstration in wool/hair harvesting.Guided Garden Tour: (Available May 16 to August 30)
This program enhances the participants knowledge of plants used in a farm setting. Learn about the use of greenhouses, plant structure, composting, and see different types of gardens such as vegetable, herb, and flower.
in school health and science programs (Also offered onsite)
These curriculum-based programs are offered December - March. A minimum of 25 students is required, and a maximum of 60 students permitted for a program.
Children will learn where their foods come from and how their senses affect their food choices. Explanation of how food affects the body and keeps it healthy. Students will learn to identify food categories and be introduced to My Pyramid.
Food and Your Body: (2nd - 6th Grade)
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Science on the Farm: (2nd - 5th Grade)
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