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Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

Kansas Lesson Plan

Let's Make Cottage Cheese

Lesson Plan
After studying the prairie biome, the lesson in environmental education is necessary to show students the interdependence of animal life with their environment. Students will learn about the organisms found on the prairie and identify various food systems that allow them to eat or be eaten.

Suggested Grade Level

3rd - 4th


45 minutes




  1. Students will watch the action of a catalyst (rennet) on milk during the cheese-making process.