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Dairy Food Science Skill-A-Thon

Sponsored by Land O’Lakes Foundation, Inc.

The Dairy Foods Science Skill-a-thon is an educational activity for youth to share their knowledge and skills gained in the Foods-Nutrition project. The purpose is to encourage youth to learn the nutritional contributions of dairy products and acquire skills in planning, purchasing, preparing, and serving dairy products in meals and snacks.

The skill-a-thon involves:
  • Giving a demonstration or illustrated talk on a dairy foods science topic at County Presentation Day.
  • Researching a dairy foods science topic and design an educational table top display at the County Presentation Day, in which an interview regarding the educational display will also take place.
  • Entering two food items in the Dairy Foods Science Skill-a-thon at the Tulare Co. 4-H 4-H Fair.