On Tuesday the 1st of October in the afternoon the CCOW came to just outside the school grounds. CCOW stands for countryside classroom of wheels. They came so that Rm 3 could learn more about Farm To Fork. The CCOW staff brought 2 sheep and a little calf.
There were only 16 pupils allowed to go on at once so we split the classroom in half. First the girls went then the boys went and finally Rm 2 went.
They started talking about types of cows and what they give us. They showed us a picture of a dairy cow which is what the calf is and a beef cow. They talked about what we can make with what the cows gave us. They then talked about the sheep and what we can do with the different types of wool. How some wool is softer and can be used for hats, coats, gloves e.c.t. Different wool can be used for other things. After that they showed us different crops. We were asked what they were. Again we were told what we can make with them. There was wheat, barley and oats. Then we got to pet the animals! They were very friendly and were happy to be petted. The sheep’s wool was deep and soft. Some people got to feed the sheep. Then we were told that we could put our fingers in the calf’s mouth. It didn’t have any teeth yet. The calf sucked on our fingers. Overall it was fun. By Kaitlin