Stephen Babcock, a chemist at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, invented the Babcock Test, which enabled people to accurately and efficiently find the amount of butterfat in milk. His invention revolutionized the dairy industry around the world and helped Wisconsin gain the nickname, “America’s Dairyland.”
This resource includes:
- A short animated video
- iBook and print biographies at three Lexile levels
- Two online student activities
- Historical photos
- Lesson plans
Explore the rest of Wisconsin Media Lab’s Wisconsin Biographies for more videos and activities about historical Wisconsin figures, made right here in Wisconsin!