Lantern Lane Youngsters take part in Mobile Dairy Classroom

L.P. Voskamp, Mobile Dairy Classroom instructor (center) is shown with second-graders (from left) Morgan Williams, Viviana Vargas, Charlie White and Emiliano Ortiz.

Students at Lantern Lane Elementary School took part in an exciting, outdoor learning experience provided by Southwest Dairy Museum, Inc., a non-profit educational program funded by dairymen across the Southwest.

Through its mobile dairy classroom, the museum introduces students to the dairy industry by providing a learning experience that incorporates math, science, nutritional health and agriculture in an outdoor classroom format.

Mobile Dairy Classroom instructor, L. P. Voskamp, led the students in a presentation that included a tour of his traveling milking parlor that housed an actual cow, a milking demonstration, lessons on the characteristics and anatomy of dairy cows, and the importance of dairy for good health.

Voskamp concluded his presentation with a question-and-answer session.

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