Did you know that all crops require 17 nutrients to grow?
Or that different crops remove different amounts of nutrients from the soil when harvested?
Check out this vertical hydroponic shipping container – called the Leafy Green Machine (LGM).
Use Canola as a great example of an agriculture success story! Curriculum-based lesson plans and facts are prepared specifically for grade 7-9 students to pick up and discuss how canola plays a role in sustainable agriculture. Everything is provided in these free resources!
Canola was first developed in Canada; hence, the name ‘Can’ stands for Canada and ‘Ola’ stands for Oil.
Use these FREE, curriculum-based resources to learn about a leading oil seed that produces food for us, feed for livestock and fuel for our vehicles!
Ag More Than Ever is an industry-driven cause made up of hundreds of partners and thousands of agvocates from across the country, all committed to improving perceptions, dispelling myths and creating positive dialogue about Canadian ag. They provide resources and a forum for agvocates to tell the real, positive story of Canadian ag.
Students learn how pH affects nutrient uptake in plants. Students then measure the pH in soil samples and determine if/how their soil should be modified through soil amendments. Developed by National Ag in the Classroom, this grade 9-12 resource is linked to curriculum outcomes.