Virtual Field Trip to Hot Dog Factory

July 20th, 2007 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

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National Hot Dog Council: Factory Tour

Did you know that July is National Hot Dog Month and that July 23rd is
National Hot Dog Day? Celebrate by taking a simple, illustrated tour of how
hot dogs are made. Once you’ve seen it, you’ll want to know “The Real Story”
about how hot dogs are made. The site provides a more in-depth answer here.

Now that you know how hot dogs are made, check out the rest of this site by
using the menu on the left side of the screen to discover “Facts and Trivia”
that include:

  • Hot dog statistics (including the top hot dog consuming cities)
  • Test your knowledge about hot dogs and print out a quiz — great
    conversation starter at a summer BBQ!
  • Learn to say “hot dog” in a variety of languages.
  • Explore the history of the hot dog from the 9th century B.C. to the present
  • Read a hot dog primer for inquiring minds – find out why there are
    typically 10 dogs in a pack and only 8 buns in a bag.

Now that you know all about hot dogs, take the Hot Dog Trivia Quiz!

There are 31 multiple choice questions to test your knowledge about one of
America’s favorite foods. You’ll even find out when and where the first
Oscar Mayer Wienermobile cruised the streets.

Want more? Visit’s July Learning Calendar.

When you get to the site, scroll down the page to July 23rd – to find some
suggested children’s stories about hot dogs and even a link to a printable
hot dog coloring page.

Have fun!


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