Kansas Foundation for
Agriculture in the Classroom

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Let’s Make Cottage Cheese

This lesson is designed to help students understand how cottage cheese is made. Students will learn how this food came to be, the ingredients of this food and the process the ingredients fo through to get to a final product.

Suggested Grade Level: 3rd – 4th

Time: 45 minutes

Subjects: Science

Objectives:

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