Students learn about apple genetics related to production through a hands-on activity, which explores the characteristics of apple varieties. Students will apply their knowledge of heredity and genetics to discover how new varieties of apples are developed through cross-breeding techniques. Developed by National Ag in the Classroom, this grade 6-8 resource is linked to curriculum outcomes.
Looking to play more Agriculture related games? Look no further! Test your Ag knowledge, play egg-xellent games to learn how eggs travel from the farm to your plate, or discover what it really takes to feed the world with Journey2050 and Farmers2050 through this National Ag in the Classroom Resource.
Are organic foods really healthier than non-organic foods? Are they better for animals? Are they better for the environment? Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, explains.
Watch this video to gain insight into the current challenges faced by the agriculture industry, and learn about what is being done to ensure sustainable agricultural development for the future.
Plant need to eat, just like you and me. Check out this video to learn how farmers provide nutrients to their crops and maximize yields through best management practices.
What have you heard about plant breeding? Do you think you know what it is? Find out, and learn about plant breeding from this Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan Resource.
Learn about crop protection and pesticide use from this Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan Resource.
This lesson is designed for students in grades 9-12 to discuss genetically modified crops and the technology behind their existence. The activity provides students with both for and against arguments to give them a well rounded perspective on this controversial crop science.
The number of grain entrapments in Canada is on the rise. The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is doing something about it. Watch the video to learn more.
This infographic will teach students how milk travels from the farm to you as a consumer. Be sure to check out the website for excellent curriculum-linked lesson plans, activity ideas, worksheets and presentations.