The Science Behind Your Food


The Science Behind Your Food
brought to you by Cargill & AgExplorer

This virtual field trip takes students to Cargill’s Innovation Center in Wichita, Kansas where they get an inside look into the world of agriculture and learn how careers in science and technology play a key role in getting food to your table in a safe and affordable way. Students will hear from numerous Cargill employees that represent a variety of interesting careers from a Food Marketer to Food Scientist and more!

Classroom Activity

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Students follow the steps of farmers, scientists and engineers as they use a variety of technologies to ensure food gets to consumers’ kitchen tables and is safe to consume. Students then develop a prototype of an efficient and environmentally-friendly protein packaging solution for clients looking to ship products to stores.

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