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Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

Kansas Lesson Plan

The Secret Life Of A French Fry

Lesson Plan
Many people do not fully understand where their food comes from. In addition, many do not know that one out of every four people is employed in production agriculture or in an agriculture-related business. This lesson makes the connection between how food is produced and agriculture.

Suggested Grade Level

3rd - 4th


45 minutes




  1. Students will make the connection between where food comes from and agriculture.
  2. Students will learn how to make a french fry from beginning to end.
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