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Addressing Challenges of Drought

Informational brochure that discusses the challenges of drought and how biotechnology can help.

Developed by Council For Biotechnology Information
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Addressing Misconceptions about Agriculture

The public has many misconceptions about agriculture. This resource provides lesson plans and a corresponding powerpoint that will explore whether or not many of the commonly held beliefs about food, agriculture and the environment have any scientific basis. The cost of returning items to AITC is the responsibility of the teacher/school recipient. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS RESOURCE IS AVAILABLE FOR A 3-WEEK LOAN OUT ONLY.

Developed by American Farm Bureau
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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Agriculture News Watch

Students will undertake a series of assignments to acquaint themselves with current events and issues in agriculture. This lesson requires the collection of a series of contemporary and relevant agricultural issues to study; therefore, topics might include a number of issues, from food security to FNMI stewardship.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture in the Classroom
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource

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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan's Past, Present, and Future Complete Resource

An agriculture resource including 21 lesson plans, student activities, and teacher and student informational handouts. Complete with pictures, this cross-curricular resource is a fantastic learning tool for the Grade Four Social Studies Unit! Individual Lesson Plans can also be downloaded.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 01 - What is Farming?

Students begin to explore basic definitions of farming and agriculture, determining why farming is an important aspect of all of our lives whether we live on a farm or not. Students explore the big question "what is agriculture?" through think/pair/share brainstorming and journaling. This lesson includes an optional ELA connection activity.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 02 - Agriculture in Saskatchewan

Further exploring concepts from Lesson 1, this instructional resource explores agriculture's role here in Saskatchewan. This lesson allows students to identify a number of the major locally grown products, exploring the big question through student research: what do we grow/raise in Saskatchewan?

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 03 - Geography of Saskatchewan

This lesson explores the geographical regions of Saskatchewan, identifying different types of landforms and their resources. Students explore the big question: what are the major resources in Saskatchewan? This lesson includes a number of cross curricular connections to Science, ELA, and Math.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 04 - First Nations Agriculture in Saskatchewan

In this lesson students explore the close relationship First Nations people of Saskatchewan have traditionally had with the natural world through a number of activities including talking circles and the production of a medicine wheel. Students examine aspects of the interdependence of First Nations people with their environment.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 05 - Metis Agriculture in Saskatchewan

In this lesson students explore the history of the Métis people and their contributions to the Canadian culture. Through a jigsaw method, students explore the historical background of Métis farming in Saskatchewan. In groups, students create representation of Métis agriculture in Saskatchewan based on their research.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 06 - The Settlers of Saskatchewan

Students interview an elderly member of the community (possibly a family member) to learn the background of why they (or their parents) chose to come to Canada. In doing so, students are given a sense of what life was like when they first arrived. Students explore the importance of agriculture to the early settlers and compared to those whose families may have arrived in more recent times.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 07 - Early European Agriculture inSaskatchewan

Students explore the historical background of Saskatchewan from the fur trade to the settlement of early Europeans. Students look at the contributions that varieties of cultures have made in Saskatchewan, taking particular note of agriculture's role in settlement and migration.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 08 - Home Sweet Home: Settlementsin Saskatchewan

Students examine the living conditions of early Saskatchewan settlers. Students discuss key differences between their home life in modern day Saskatchewan and pioneer home life; they also consider any similarities. This lesson includes pre-assessment, large and small group discussions, and a project rubric.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
51

Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 09 - Early Beginnings of Wheat

Students learn about the origins and importance of wheat and be introduced to the beginning of the Saskatchewan wheat industry. This lesson challenges students to display what they think they know, what they want to learn, and what they have learned about wheat and wheat production (KWL).

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 10 - Wheat & the Settlement of Canada

Students trace wheat from its humble beginnings across the ocean to Canada. Students ponder the question, "would you like to have been a pioneer?," considering the challenges and benefits of early wheat farming. This lesson should be taught after Lesson 9: Early Beginnings of Wheat.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 11 - Grains of Saskatchewan

Students discover how the integration of other grains into the prairie farming economy has benefited Saskatchewan’s culture and economy, exploring daily products made from Saskatchewan grains. Students research barley, oats, and canola in greater detail.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 12 - Saskatchewan Grain Elevators

In this lesson a grain operator will visit the classroom. From this visit, students gain an understanding of exactly what Saskatchewan grain elevators are used for, how they are built, how they are operated, and the history behind them.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 13 - Early Tools of Agriculture

This lesson provides an overview of the beginnings of agricultural equipment on the prairies. Students consider the challenges of farming in Saskatchewan’s early years. Students will also recognize that our early farming practices exist in many parts of the world. This lesson should be followed by Lesson 14: The Farm Equipment Explosion.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 14 - The Farm Equipment Explosion

Students consider how changes in farm equipment and technology have affected farming. In the last two hundred years the technology of farm equipment has dramatically changed. Farming has become much more mechanized and less labour intensive. As a result, Saskatchewan farming has changed dramatically. This lesson should follow Lesson 13: Early Tools of Agriculture.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 15 - Types of Farms in Saskatchewan

In this lesson students are familiarized with various types of farms in Saskatchewan, the different products raised on each of the various types, and in some cases, the specialized equipment required. Focusing on a particular mode of farming in small groups, students are encouraged to consider why it is important for Saskatchewan to have a diversity of farm types and specialties.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 16 - Saskatchewan’s Agricultural Economy

Students investigate agriculture's significance in the the economy today and throughout the years, including in pioneering communities. Students are introduced to specific vocabulary associated with trade (e.g. bartering, supply and demand, import and export, commodity, and global trade).

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 17 - Stewardship: The Responsibilityfor Taking Good Care of theResources Entrusted to Us

Students explore concepts of stewardship is and its important role in agriculture, discussing First Nations stewardship and relationship with the land. Students discover that, in caring for the land, water, air, and animals, farmers too are excellent stewards of the land.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 18 - Agricultural Stewardship

Students will learn how farmers care for the resources for which they are responsible. This lesson includes a Magic Square web quest activity and large and small group discussions. This lesson may be enhanced by arranging for an area farmer, rancher, agronomist, or research scientist to visit the classroom OR arrange for a visit to a local farm, ranch, or research facility.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 19 - A Visit To A Saskatchewan GrainElevator

Students gain an understanding and appreciation of Saskatchewan grain elevators by participating in a tour. This lesson could be taught independently, with Lesson 12, or as part of an “Exploring Agriculture in Your Community” module.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 20 - A Day in the Life of aSaskatchewan Farmer

Students gain an understanding of exactly how a Saskatchewan farmer spends his/her day by interviewing the farmer and shadowing the farmer around the farm for a portion of a day. The interview will be documented in a journal. This lesson could be taught independently or as part of an “Exploring Agriculture in Your Community” module.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan: Lesson 21 - Where in the World?

In this lesson students identify what ingredients go into a meal and which ingredients are Saskatchewan grown. Students explore a number of essential questions such as "where does our food come from?" and "what are the benefits to eating locally grown foods?" through student-led research and farm-to-plate webs. This lesson closes with a culminating activity including suggestions for a Saskatchewan lunch!

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Storybook
Storybook
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Alex's First Seed

A storybook for early elementary students about a little worm who helps grow his very first plant. This fun, educational book will help students to learn about the important role worms play in maintaining healthy soil to grow healthy food.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom Newfoundland
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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All About Food:Exploring Canada's Food System

The All About Food: Exploring Canada's Food System is an educational resource that presents factual information on 'hot topics' in agriculture such as food waste, biotechnology and career opportunities. The complementary website http://allaboutfood.aitc.ca/ extends learning with links to videos, interactive games, and industry websites. Student learning is framed through inquiry questions which promote critical thinking about the topics. The website also features a Teacher Guide.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom Canada
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Video
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All About Plant Structure & Growth

Uncover the secrets of roots, stems and leaves - structures that are vital to a plant's role as an energy producer. Find out how water and minerals flow from the roots through the stem and into the leaves through special tissue called xylem and more. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: PLEASE RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by libraryvideo.com
Recipe Book
Recipe Book
109

All About Pork

A guide to purchasing, handling and cooking pork.

Developed by Sask Pork
Video
Video
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All About Soil

Soil is the loose top layer of the Earth's surface, but what is it made of, and how does it form? Why is it so important? Learn about all these questions in this 23 minute DVD. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by libraryvideo.com
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Assurer sa sécurité alimentaire

Cette ressource interactive suit sur le modèle de l’apprentissage par enquête. Elle vise à mieux faire comprendre la notion de sécurité alimentaire aux élèves et à leur faire explorer le rôle que peut jouer l’industrie agroalimentaire de la Saskatchewan dans l’alimentation d’une population mondiale en pleine croissance. La ressource contient de nombreuses composantes destinées à améliorer l’expérience d’apprentissage des élèves, notamment une vidéo en quatre parties, un jeu sur tableau blanc interactif et des activités pour la salle de classe. N.B. Il est possible d’utiliser cette ressource même si l’on ne possède pas de tableau blanc interactif.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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Bake Sale

Students learn about different plant products as they prepare and participate in a bake sale.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
3

Beyond the Beef

This lesson focuses on the many products that are derived from beef cattle, beyond just meat and meat products. Students will see that animal agriculture is an important part of their everyday lives.

Developed by Saskatchewan Cattleman's Association
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
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Bien manger avec le guide alimentaire canadien

Guide alimentaire et information nutritionnelle.

Developed by Health Canada
Recipe Book
Recipe Book
110

Big Book of Little Lentils, the

A recipe book showcasing many Lentil recipes.

Developed by Sask Pulse Growers
Video
Video
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Bill Nye - The Way Cool Game of Science

The perfect complement to standards-based science instruction, this fast-paced DVD game is designed to test students' knowledge of textbook topics. Bill's snappy answers to smart science questions use video clips from the Bill Nye the Science Guy series - the most popular science series ever. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by Disney Educational Productions
Video
Video
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Bill Nye, Climates

Bill delivers hot sand from Saudi Arabia and bananas from humid Costa Rica, to explain how different climates are created and how they affect our planet. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by Disney Educational Productions
Video
Video
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Bill Nye, Farming

Bill Nye the Science Guy on Classroom Edition DVD is an adaptable format that allows you to access the wildly popular Bill Nye series. Bill Nye the Science Guy knows how to provide easy access to hard science. What's his secret? A fast paced approach blending humorous hIjinks with hands-on activities. Bill encourages Kids to ask interesting questions. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by Disney Educational Products
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Video
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Bill Nye, Food Web

In Food Web, watch as Bill Nye becomes tangled in a complex food web in his quest to demonstrate that all living things depend on other living things to survive. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by Disney Educational Productions
Video
Video
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Bill Nye, Lakes and Ponds

Lakes and ponds are formed when water collects (or pools!) in a low place in the ground. Where does all that water come from? Find out in this exciting program, as Bill ponders this and many other freshwater questions. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by Disney Educational Productions
Video
Video
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Bill Nye, Plants

In Plants, Science Guy Bill Nye branches out and gets to the root of the matter to explain wild things about plants such as how they breathe, make food, defend themselves, and move their seeds around. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by Disney Educational Productions
Video
Video
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Bill Nye, The Planets

Bill Nye gets up close and personal with each of the solar system's planets and moons. Bill goes planet gazing and takes a serious look at Jupiter's features, Earth's elliptical orbit, and the distances between planets. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by Disney Educational Productions
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
4

Biogas

Students will discover a valuable alternate energy resource. Students will create their own biogas generator, thus exploring the chemical reactions that occur during the breakdown of organic matter.

Developed by Agriculture Education, Prince Edward Island
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
5

Biological Warfare

Students will produce tobacco and observe and interpret the use of tobacco as a biological method of controlling plant pests. This lesson highlights the importance of enhancing plant growth through the use of biological (natural) methods of pest control.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
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Biotech Basics

Some of the topics briefly discussed in this booklet include the history of biotechnology, improvement of consumer health, and the safety record of biotechnology. This booklet also includes a glossary of terms commonly used when discussing biotechnology.

Developed by Council for Biotechnology Information
Learning Kit
Learning Kit
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Biotech Kit: Bacterial Transformation

Developed for the Health Sciences 20 and Biology 30 curricula, this kit includes materials to transform bacterial cells by adding a glowing plasmid. Our program coordinator will be in touch with you to arrange delivery and borrowing period for the kit.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Learning Kit
Learning Kit
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Biotech Kit: DNA Extraction and Food Dye Electrophoresis

This is an introductory kit for the Grade 9 Science curriculum and includes materials for two activities: Isolating DNA from Wheat Germ and Food Dye Electrophoresis. Our program coordinator will be in touch with you to arrange delivery and borrowing period for the kit.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Learning Kit
Learning Kit
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Biotech KIt: Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Gel Electrophoresis

Developed for the Health Sciences 20 and Biology 30 curricula, this kit includes materials required for students to use electrophoresis techniques to identify the contaminated food source. Our program coordinator will be in touch with you to arrange delivery and borrowing period for the kit.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
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Biotech Takes on Malaria

This information pamphlet explores biotech's take on malaria; it provides a basic outline of the effects of and concerns regarding the disease, and how it is being fought through biotech/genomic approaches.

Developed by Ag West Biotech
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
111

Biotechnologie et Biocarburants

Cette ressource examine brièvement comment la biotechnologie contribue à diminuer les gazes à effet de serre et décrit ce que l’avenir nous amènera.

Developed by Council for Biotechnology Information
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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Bread in a Bag

An easy way to make bread in a classroom setting while touching upon the origin of essential ingredients.

Developed by Utah Agriculture in the Classroom
Learning Kit
Learning Kit

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By Products Kit

This kit is a fun way for students to discover how agriculture is all around them! Students will match everyday products with their animal or plant source. This kit contains samples of common items (such as marshmallows, ink, toothpaste, pampers, etc.) and cards with pictures of farm animals and crops. AITC-SK will provide the cost of returning this item by BUS only. Details will be included in your confirmation letter. BY PRODUCTS KIT IS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN THE FALL.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Student Guide
Student Guide
9

Canadian Meat Goat Assoc. - Kids Activity Book

A resource for elementary students which includes a bank of interesting goat facts, crosswords, wordfinds, and other fun activities.

Developed by Canadian Meat Goat Association
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
112

Canola Oil: Good for Everybody

A Grade 4 resource that consists of three lesson plans to explore the health benefits of canola.

Developed by Sask Canola
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
10

Changing Face of Agriculture, The

A history of Agriculture in Saskatchewan, including the challenges and changes in the industry.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Video
Video
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City of Bees

Explore the secret, complex world of honeybees from a child's point of view. Six year old Oliver and his young friends join a beekeeper as he cares for his beehives over the course of a year. The children study everything from how a queen bee rules the hive, the various jobs each bee performs, how bees pollinate and how bees can fly at amazing speeds. With colourful imagery, learning activities, and remarkable up-close video, viewers of all ages will be enchanted and informed about the remarkable world this is, the City of Bees. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. DVD is 30 minutes in length. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by www.choicesvideo.net
Music CD
Music CD
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Close to Home

A CD full of fun music for young children. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by AITC Canada
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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Conditioned Soil

Students will plant a variety of grain seeds in different soils. The grains will be exposed to a variety of weather conditions relevant in farming today. Students will explore the question: how does soil and weather affect crop production?

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
115

Cooking Up Chicken

Students will learn about topics including food safety, food preparation, cooking, food security, chicken production, marketing, and more! This resource includes recipes, student worksheets, lab activities, handouts, and marking rubrics.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Corrosion

Students will discover the amount of chemistry involved in soil colour, touching upon a number of methods which are used to protect against corrosion or rusting.

Developed by Agriculture Education, Prince Edward Island
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
167

Coup D'oeil Sur L'alimentation: Explorons le systéme alimentaire canadien

Cette ressource pédagogique présente de l’information factuelle sur des sujets brulants dans le domaine de l’agriculture : gaspillage alimentaire, biotechnologie et débouchés. Le site Web complémentaire http://allaboutfood.aitc.ca/ élargit l’apprentissage grâce à des liens menant à des vidéos, des jeux interactifs et des sites Web de l’industrie. L’apprentissage des élèves se fait dans le cadre de questions d’enquête, qui encouragent le raisonnement critique. Le site Web présente également un Guide de l’enseignant

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom Canada
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
13

Creating Safe Play Areas on Farms

This document has been developed as a resource for safety professionals, farm and rural community leaders, and farm owners who want to understand important features of safe play areas for children who live on or visit farms, ranches, orchards or other agricultural settings. The focus is on children between the ages of 2 and 10 years old.

Developed by National Farm Medicine Center
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Creating the Perfect Soil

Students will design a method to improve the productivity of a soil. They will then carry out their experiment, assessing and evaluating its success over a two week period.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Storybook
Storybook
169

D'ou vient la viande de boeuf?

Les élèves vont apprendre à connaitre la production bovine en Saskatchewan, notamment les différentes étapes de l’élevage et de la transformation des bovins de boucherie. Les enfants apprendront également quel rôle important joue le bœuf dans leur alimentation quotidienne. Un seul livre par classe.

Developed by Stock Growers Association, Sherri & Avery Grant
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
162

Découvrir les métiers en agriculture

Cette ressource incite les élèves à mieux connaitre l’industrie agroalimentaire et les possibilités de carrières qu’elle offre.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
15

Demonstrations in Soil Science

A pdf resource containing 17 different experiments relating to soil science.

Developed by Agriculture Education, Prince Edward Island
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Dirt on Pigs and the Environment, The

Information regarding pigs and the nutrient cycle, manure management, and soil testing with an environmental focus.

Developed by Saskatchewan Pork
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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Dirt: Secrets in the Soil

Designed for 4th grade students. This DVD contains a six-segment program that brings the fundamental lessons of soil science from the countryside into the classroom in a way that is sure to keep students entertained and motivated. Includes segments on soil texturizing and soil layers. Content is US, mostly Utah.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom Utah
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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DNA Extraction

A hands-on activity/experiment for extracting and separating DNA using an onion.

Developed by Biotechnology - AITC, SK Study Series
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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Eco-Enrichers

An experiment involving earthworms and compost designed to help students understand the role plant and animal matter plays in eco-systems.

Developed by Agriculture Education, Prince Edward Island
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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Energy Conversion

Students match farming activities with food chain components. Major concepts include: responsible uses of energy and energy forms.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Recipe Book
Recipe Book
117

Essential Flax, The

A recipe book that also contains dietary information, facts, and folklore about flax.

Developed by Sask Flax Development Commission
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
150

Exploring Agriculture Careers

This resource prompts students to expand their understanding of, and career opportunities in, the agriculture industry. Also available in French.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Extraordinary Egg Teacher Guide

The Extraordinary Egg is an information booklet which offers students in grades 7 to 12 an understanding of the egg industry, egg production and the nutritional contribution of eggs to our diet.

Developed by Saskatchewan Egg Producers
Poster/Map
Poster/Map
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Farming and the Environment Poster

A colour poster that includes fun and engaging activities for elementary students. Class sets available.

Developed by Farm & Food Care
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
156

Farming Website (formerly Sask Schools Website)

This website provides basic information on Saskatchewan in easy to understand language. Elementary students can easily navigate through this website to explore farming and agriculture. Click the "download now" button to navigate to website.

Developed by J. Giannetta
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Feeding a Growing World: Exploring Saskatchewan's Role in Global Food Security

Using an inquiry model for learning, this interactive resource will increase students’ understanding of food security and explore the opportunities that the Saskatchewan agriculture industry can play in feeding our growing world. The resource features multiple components to enhance the learning experience for students, including a four-part video, an interactive SMART Board game, and classroom activities. Note: this resource can be used even if you don't have a SMART Board. Also available in French.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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First Year on the Homestead

Production, processing, and marketing systems in historical prairie agriculture. Students also formulate and record their first year on the homestead.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Recipe Book
Recipe Book
120

Flax - World Class Recipes

This book contains numerous recipes that use flax and single serving nutrient analysis.

Developed by SaskFlax
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
121

Flax Facts

This informative booklet contains health information on flax.

Developed by SaskFlax
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Focus On Forestry Gr K-12

Forests are one of Saskatchewan’s most valuable assets. Over fifty per cent of the province’s total land area is covered by forest. Forests provide critically important habitat for wildlife and represent a part of our culture, history and economy. They provide the materials and resources for many industries in Saskatchewan and are a place for recreation. For many people, they are a source of spiritual well-being. This revised edition of Focus on Forests contains many valuable and interesting lesson plans for your students.

Developed by Sask Forestry Association
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
122

Food & Farm Facts Grades 7 to 12

A collection of 12 easy-to-implement activities that support learning with Food and Farm Facts, developed for grades 7-12 using National Learning Standards & Common Core. These are American, but can easily be adapted for Canadian content. Maximum 1 copy/teacher

Developed by American Farm Bureau
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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Food For Our Nation, Our World

Students use a writing assignment to develop decision-making processes outlining their role in food production in Canada. This resource covers a number of Agriculture related topics including soil nutrients/chemical and organic fertilizers, pest control, and environmental issues.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Food For Thought

This teaching resource helps students to gain some insight into the history of farming and agriculture in Canada, to gain an appreciation for agriculture, see how food gets from the farm to the table, understand crop protection techniques, and much more!

Developed by TEACH magazine for CropLife Canada
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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Food Studies 30 - The Science of Nutrition

This teacher's guide is designed to provide the teacher with a comprehensive resource that will assist students in learning about canola. The information provides a text for both teaching and learning. The student activities give the teacher direction for using the facts about this important crop in the Canadian economy. The guided inquiry tool should be used to guide your students towards asking these questions on their own. This is an PDF download.

Developed by Sask Canola
Fun Activity
Fun Activity
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Fun with the Plant Nutrient Team

This colouring activity book comes complete with fun activities and great information that will help elementary students to understand what plants need to grow.

Developed by International Plant Nutrition Institute & OFAR
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Good vs Bad Bugs

This module focuses on five common bugs (2 good, 3 bad). It introduces the students to how these bugs can interact in a positive or negative way with crop production.

Developed by Crop Life Canada
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Video
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Growing Our Food

Did you know that rice is grown in fields that are covered with water? Or that earthworms can actually help plants grow healthy and strong. Find out more in this 23 minute DVD. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by libraryvideo.com
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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Growing with Hydroponics

This lesson discusses world population growth and the need to increase and advance food production. It takes a particular focus on technological advancement, namely hydroponics, and its role in feeding a growing world.

Developed by
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Hookin Up and How It Works

This DVD educates students about farm implements and how they work. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by Chris Fesko
Fun Activity
Fun Activity
166

How Pigs are Raised

This short information booklet will help your students learn all about pork production in Saskatchewan.

Developed by Sask Pork
Recipe Book
Recipe Book
126

Inspired by Mustard

The recipe book contains mustard Information and recipes.

Developed by Saskatchewan Mustard Development
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
52

International Year of Pulses 2016 Education Pack: Elementary

This pack contains 4, hour-long lesson plans and their curriculum connections to Canada’s provincial curriculums designed for the elementary classroom. This resources explores issues such as health and nutrition, food security, and environmental sustainability. The plans are designed to either build concurrently or work as stand-alone classroom activities. CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK. PLEASE CHECK BACK.

Developed by AITC Canada and Pulse Canada
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
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International Year of Pulses 2016 Education Pack: Grade 6-10

This pack contains 4, hour-long lesson plans and their curriculum connections to Canada’s provincial curriculums designed for grades 6 through 10. This resources explores issues such as health and nutrition, food security, and environmental sustainability. The plans are designed to either build concurrently or work as stand-alone classroom activities.

Developed by AITC Canada and Pulse Canada
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
87

International Year of the Pulse Lesson Plans

The United Nations has designated 2016 the International Year of Pulses, celebrating the important role peas, beans, lentils, and chickpeas play in health, nutrition, sustainability, and feeding the world. Agriculture in the Classroom Canada is proud to partner with Pulse Canada in offering lesson plans for educators across Canada to bring curriculum linked pulse concepts to the classroom.

Developed by AITC Canada
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
163

Journey 2050

Journey 2050 allows schools around the world to experience agriculture like it’s never been taught before. As students explore world food sustainability they make inquiry-based decisions to see the ripple effect on social, economic and environmental factors locally and globally.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Poster/Map
Poster/Map
168

L'agriculture en parcelles

Affiche en couleur du Canada. Parfaite pour n’importe quelle classe. Fait la promotion de l’agriculture au Canada.

Developed by PFRA
Learning Kit
Learning Kit
129

La trousse de semences de la saskatchewan

La Trousse de semences de la Saskatchewan contient 5 ensembles de flacons de semences des 13 cultures les plus courantes en Saskatchewan et suggère des activités pour encourager vos élèves à s’intéresser à la production agricole en Saskatchewan. Un seul livre par classe. Les plans de leçons ont été révisés à l’été 2016.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
133

Le mystère sucré de dame nature

NOUVELLE version mise à jour – Le mystère sucré de dame nature est une excellente ressource pour les enseignants des élèves de la 4e à la 6e année dans l’ensemble du Canada. Par le biais d’activités, les élèves apprennent des choses sur la science de l’alimentation, la production des aliments, le corps humain, la nutrition et l’activité physique en essayant d’accomplir quatre missions. Les missions peuvent être téléchargées ci-dessous. • Mission 1 - Explorons les chaînes alimentaires • Mission 2 - Explorons les aliments, des champs à la table • Mission 3 - Explorons le corps humain • Mission 4 - Explorons le bilan énergétique

Developed by Canadian Sugar Institute
Learning Kit
Learning Kit
153

LE PARCOURS DES ALIMENTS AVANT D'ATTEINDRE MON ASSIETTE

Le parcours des aliments avant d’atteindre mon assiette a été conçu pour encourager les élèves de l’élémentaire à mieux connaitre l’agriculture en Saskatchewan et à explorer leur relation personnelle avec la nourriture. Cette ressource comporte un plan de leçon qui guidera les élèves alors qu’ils explorent la nourriture cultivée en Saskatchewan. Elle contient également des napperons laminés lavables sur lesquels les élèves pourront écrire. L’enseignant reçoit un exemplaire papier du plan de leçon, un napperon pour chaque élève et des marqueurs lavables. Cette ressource peut servir à célébrer le Mois de l’agriculture, en octobre. Les commandes passées avant la fin octobre seront accompagnées d’un jeu de marqueurs effaçables à sec pour chaque élève. Bien noter le nombre exact d’élèves de votre classe lorsque vous placez votre commande! N.B. Les napperons sont en français, mais le plan de leçon est seulement disponible en anglais.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Storybook
Storybook
127

Les Aventures de Michel et Mia, Des Cultivateurs Responsables

Venez rejoindre Michel et Mia dans leur voyage de découverte du jardinage et de l’agriculture! Rempli d’illustrations, de photographies et de graphiques tout en couleurs, ce livre de contes éducatif est consacré à la gérance et à la durabilité agroenvironnementales et met également en lumière les technologies et les pratiques agricoles modernes. Un seul livre par classe.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Fun Activity
Fun Activity
128

Les fabuloeufs les aventures de Vietellus et ses amis

Une feuille d’activités avec des mots croisés et des mots à trouver. Niveau prématernelle et maternelle.

Developed by Canadian Egg Marketing Agency
Learning Kit
Learning Kit
130

Living Necklace Kit

The Living Necklace Kit includes instructions and materials for 35 students to make a necklace using a cotton ball, plastic bag, string and seed. In a few days the seed will sprout and the necklace will come alive!

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
54

Make Your Own Bio-Plastic Stuff… In Your Microwave

Students make bio-degradeable plastic in the microwave using corn oil, corn starch, and water as a way to relate Agriculture to the environment and what we as humans can do to keep it sustainable for all.

Developed by Utah Agriculture in the Classroom
Learning Kit
Learning Kit

NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

102

Manure Milkshake

A great hands on activity for students to showcase the importance of soil by examining the ingredients of a milkshake. AITC-SK will provide the cost of returning this item by BUS only. Details will be included in your confirmation letter. MANURE MILKSHAKE IS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN THE FALL.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
55

Mapping Agricultural Products

Children will show, on a map, the origin of agricultural products in their homes.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Learning Kit
Learning Kit
152

My Food Story

My Food Story resource is designed for young elementary students to encourage them to learn more about Saskatchewan agriculture and explore their personal relationship with food. My Food Story consists of a lesson plan that will guide students in an exploration into foods grown in Saskatchewan and laminated, washable meal placemats for the students to share their personal food story. Teachers will receive a hard copy of the lesson plan, a placemat for each student and a set of washable markers. This resource can be used to help celebrate Agriculture Month in October. All orders placed before the end of October will receive a set of dry-erase markers for the student to use on their placemat. Remember to fill out the number of students in your class when you place this order so we can send the correct number of placemats and markers! My Food Story is also available in french under the title LE PARCOURS DES ALIMENTS AVANT D'ATTEINDRE MON ASSIENTTE.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom Sask
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
88

Nourishing the Planet in the 21st Century

High school biology classes offer an ideal setting for integrating many areas of student interest. In this modual, students participate in activities that integrate inquiry science, plant biology and mathematics to meet module outcomes. The lessons interweave science, technology, and societal issues. The real-life context of the module's classroom lesson is engaging, and the knowledge gained can be applied immediately to students' lives

Developed by Nutrients for Life
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
56

Our Heritage, Our Future

Students imagine the future trends and developments in agriculture technology.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
57

Pesticide Debate, The

Through discovery and exploration this resource discusses controversial environmental issues. Various facts and opinions from different organizations, individuals and experts are included.

Developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
58

Pesticides

Students will examine the impact of pesticides on the environment, the economy, and the health and well-being of society.

Developed by Agri Science Resources
Poster/Map
Poster/Map
134

Piece of Agriculture in Canada Map, A

A colourful poster of Canada. Perfect for any classroom wanting to promote agriculture in Canada.

Developed by PFRA
Fun Activity
Fun Activity
135

Piece of Agriculture Trivia Game, A

This trivia game focuses on the primary sector of the agri-food industry in Canada and can be played in small groups of 3 or 4, or as a large classroom group.

Developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
59

Possible Food Futures

Students will identify food issues of global concern, international mechanisms that exist to address these, and potential solutions to these global concerns.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
60

Power Seeds

Students will examine the two main angiosperm classes and examine the factors needed for seeds to germinate.

Developed by Agriculture Education, Prince Edward Island
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
61

Precious Produce

Because of advancements in processing and packaging, people can store foods for longer periods of time, therefore decreasing food waste. This experiment challenges students to think creatively to invent their own packaging.

Developed by Alliance to Feed the Future
Student Guide
Student Guide
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Project Webfoot: Wetland Ecosystems 1, Habitats, communities and the diversity of life SG

A student project guide for grades 4 -6 to support the lessons provided in the Project Webfoot: Wetlands Ecosystem 1 resource.

Developed by Ducks Unlimited
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Project Webfoot: Wetland Ecosystems 1, Habitats, communities and the diversity of life TG

A teachers guide consisting of 9 lessons to help students explore wetlands and a wide variety of ecological concepts.

Developed by Ducks Unlimited
Student Guide
Student Guide
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Project Webfoot: Wetland Ecosystems 2: Interactions and ecosystems SG

A student guide for grades 7 & 8 to support the Project Webfoot: Wetlands Ecosystem 2 resource.

Developed by Ducks Unlimited
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Project Webfoot: Wetland Ecosystems 2: Interactions and ecosystems TG

Teachers guide for a unit that combines a field trip to a wetland ecosystem with a variety of classroom activities.

Developed by Ducks Unlimited
Student Guide
Student Guide
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Project Webfoot: Wetland Ecosystems 3: Evolution, diversity and sustainability of ecosystems SG

A students guide consisting of six lessons teaching ecological concepts through the study of wetlands.

Developed by Ducks Unlimited
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
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Project Webfoot: Wetland Ecosystems 3: Evolution, diversity and sustainability of ecosystems TG

A teacher guide for grades 9 - 12 to support the Project Webfoot: Wetlands Ecosystem 3 resource.

Developed by Ducks Unlimited
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
136

Pulses

What is a pulse? Label the parts of a plant as well as basic plant needs is just a few of these activities. This teacher guide has activities for students in Grade 1-3. Each activity comes with a answer sheet. This resource comes complete with a variety of pulse seeds. Maximum of 1/teacher.

Developed by Sask Pulse Growers
Storybook
Storybook
147

Qu’est-ce qui pousse autour de nous?

Suivez Abby et sa maman lors d’une excursion dans la prairie pour découvrir d’où vient leur nourriture! Qu’est-ce qui pousse autour de nous est un livre de contes éducatif qui présente la diversité des cultures qu’on cultive dans les prairies et les différentes sortes de bétail qu’on y élève. Un seul livre par classe.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
137

Real Dirt on Farming 2014

Wondering about the role of pesticides, hormones, and antibiotics in our food? In this resource, Canadian farmers talk about the important issues in today's food industry and give you the facts you need to help educate your students on modern food production. Class sets available.

Developed by Farm & Food Care Foundation
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
138

Relever Les Défis de la Sécheresse

Cette ressource montre comment la biotechnologie peut aider à relever les défis de la sècheresse. On y explique comment gérer la sècheresse et réduire l’empreinte environnementale de l’agriculture, et on y présente les nouvelles technologies dans ce domaine.

Developed by Council for Biotechnology Information
Video
Video
Add to Cart Loan Only
103

Safari Man Dan's Canadian Chicken Adventure

A fun and educational DVD which follows the path of chicken from egg to plate. There will be a self-addressed label provided for return of materials. LOAN ONLY: RETURN AFTER 3 WEEKS.

Developed by Chicken Farmers of Ontario, Nova Scotia, BC
Poster/Map
Poster/Map
165

Saskatchewan Agriculture Posters

An updated set of 3 - 22" x 28" posters with each poster featuring one of the following grown or raised in Saskatchewan: Crops, Farm Animals, Fruits & Vegetables. Equipment Poster coming soon!

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Learning Kit
Learning Kit
139

Saskatchewan Seed Kit

Your Saskatchewan Seed Kit comes complete with 5 sets of 13 seed samples of Saskatchewan's most commonly grown crops and suggested activities to engage your students in learning about crop production in Saskatchewan. Maximum order 1 per teacher. The lesson plans were revised summer 2016! This kit is also available in french and can be found by searching "La Trousse de semences de la Saskatchewan".

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
68

Saskatchewan's Native Prairie

The Canadian Prairie offers a distinct environment for plants, animals and people that live here. This booklet is intended to provide an appreciation for the impact that settlement has had on Saskatchewan's prairie landscape.

Developed by Native Plant Society
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
69

Seed Detectives

Students examine seeds to determine the types of grain and identify a product made from each.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
70

Silicate Garden

Students will learn the chemistry involved in stalagmite formation by creating a tiny garden.

Developed by Agriculture Education, Prince Edward Island
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
71

Starting a Business in Agriculture

In this activity, your students act in both sides of an investment market simulation. They develop a business plan to attract money and they evaluate business plans.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Fun Activity
Fun Activity
72

Supply and Demand

After explaining the economic concepts of supply and demand to your students, conduct this simple but fun activity to check if your students really understand how supply and demand and price are related.

Developed by Utah Agriculture in the Classroom
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
73

Technology in Agriculture

Provides information on crop production technology, grain handling, livestock production technologies, and much more.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Storybook
Storybook
107

The Adventures of Michael and Mia: Stewards of the Land

Come join Michael and Mia on a gardening and farming adventure! Complete with full colour illustrations, photographs, and infographics, this educational storybook focuses on farm stewardship and sustainability, while also highlighting modern farm practices and technologies. Storybook is also available in french under the title Les Aventures de Michel & Mis, Des Cultivateurs Resonables. One book per classroom.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Learning Kit
Learning Kit
142

The Agri-Environment: Exploring a Healthy Relationship with the Land

A new inquiry-based resource for Environmental Sciences 20 that contains two learning modules for students to explore the science of plants and soil as a means to investigate larger themes of production, technology, and sustainability in Saskatchewan. Contact ckrysa@aitc.sk.ca to inquire about receiving a kit. We have a limited supply available and have been working with the school divisions to allocate the kits appropriately.

Developed by AITC-SK
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
141

There's What in my Food?

This booklet explains in detail some important information that all individuals should know about the food they eat. Maximum order of 1 per teacher.

Developed by Potash & Phosphate Institute
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
74

Tis the Season

Students share with their classmates traditional family practices and any special foods associated with them.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Fun Activity
Fun Activity
75

Tootsie Roll - Conversation about Conservation Terms…

This activity is designed to help students understand the difference between conservation, preservation, and indiscriminate use.

Developed by Utah Agriculture in the Classroom
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
143

Understanding Nitrogen in our World

Did you know that almost 80% of the air around you is made of nitrogen? This information booklet explains what nitrogen is and why nitrogen is so essential for plant growth.

Developed by IPNI and FAR into the Future
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
144

Understanding Phosphorus in our World

Explains where phosphorus comes from, why we need it, and the various ways it is used.

Developed by IPNI and FAR into the Future
Informational Resource
Informational Resource
145

Understanding Potassium in our World

This colourful, easy to read information booklet, outlines important terminology, why potassium is significant to our health, and the benefits it provides for plant use.

Developed by IPNI and FAR into the Future
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
76

Value-Added Crops

Pulses, flax, cereals, canola, and the advances that have been made in biotechnology.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
77

Water - A Thirsty Topic

Students identify sources of water available to living things and construct a chart that indicates water sources for a variety of living things.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
78

What is for Dinner?

This resource gives a comprehensive look at the issue of genetic engineering and its application to food production. It also demonstrates the connection between science, technology, society and the environment through a series of modules ranging from basic genetics to food production to the many societal issues surrounding genetically engineered foods.

Developed by Food Safety Network
Fun Activity
Fun Activity
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What is the Source?

A fun way to learn about the misconceptions that farms provide us with only raw produce and other foods. In reality, agriculture also provides us with a wide variety of raw materials from which we are able to make clothes, books, cosmetics, medicines, sports equipment, and much more.

Developed by AITC Utah
Storybook
Storybook
146

What's Growing Around Us

Follow Abby and her mom as they take a fieldtrip in the prairies to learn all about where their food comes from! What's Growing Around Us is an educationaln storybook that highlights many of the crops and livestock that are grown and raised on the prairies. This storybook is also available in french, please search Qu'est-ce qui pousse autour de nous? ONE PER CLASS ONLY.

Developed by Agriculture in the Classroom SK
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
81

Where Beef Comes From Lesson Plans

Students will learn about beef production in Saskatchewan, including different steps in producing, growing and manufacturing beef. Children will also learn the valuable role beef plays in their daily diet.

Developed by Stock Growers Association, Sherri & Avery Grant
Instructional Resource
Instructional Resource
82

Where Beef Comes From, a guided reading lesson plan

A guided lesson plan to complement the "Where Beef Comes From" Storybook.

Developed by Stock Growers Association, Sherri & Avery Grant
Storybook
Storybook
80

Where Beef Comes Storybook

Students will learn about beef production in Saskatchewan, including different steps in producing, growing and manufacturing beef. Children will also learn the valuable role beef plays in their daily diet. One per class.

Developed by Stock Growers Association, Sherri & Avery Grant
Fun Activity
Fun Activity
83

Where is Agriculture?

Students can find out how agriculture touches their lives from the games they play to the homes they live in, agricultural products are everywhere!

Developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Poster/Map
Poster/Map
148

Wild About Bees

Get to know Canada’s 16 bee families, including the masons, the nomads and the plasterers, and why they have such interesting names. You’ll also discover answers to mysteries like why our bees aren’t as aggressive as more social species like honeybees. 22" x 34", 1 per class, French/English.

Developed by Canadian Wildlife Fund
Poster/Map
Poster/Map
149

Wild About Butterflies

With close to 300 butterfly species living in Canada for all or part of their life cycle, it can be tough to know who’s who. CWF’s Wild About Butterflies poster can help you identify 11 of the more common and colourful species and their caterpillar counterparts. 22" x 34", 1 per class, French/English.

Developed by Canadian Wildlife Fund
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
84

Wily Wild Oats

Students identify some biological factors that have made wild oats such a successful weed. Then the students collect wild oat samples and study the seed structures for possible clues revealing the reasons for the plants success.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program
Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan
85

World Trading Game, The

This lesson gives your students a concrete experience in trading commodities. During bargaining and trading, students will experience free trade and a variety of trade restrictions.

Developed by Alberta Agriculture Education Program