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NEW FOR SUMMER 2019!! Learn about agriculture in Manitoba playing Bingo on your next road trip with these fun colouring pages!
Download a different card for each player, grab some colouring supplies and hit the road for an epic game of agriculture bingo.
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram and post a pic of your crew playing Ag Bingo using #AgBingoMB.Ag Bingo Card #1 Ag Bingo Card #2 Ag Bingo Card #3
AITC-M “Your Life - Your Agriculture” Career Video for High School
Spark an interest in a career in agriculture in your students with this 30 second radio spot or the 50 second video trailer or better yet get the full story with our 4:24 minute video "Your Life - Your Agriculture"."Your Life - Your Agriculture" Radio Spot 0:30 "Your Life - Your Agriculture" Video 0:50Trailer "Your Life - Your Agriculture" Video 4:24
All About Food
Grade 9 to 12 - This book and it's accompanying website and teacher's guide website will provide you and your students with current information about the many facets of Canada's Food System from the food you eat to the people that produce it for you and the agriculture career opportunities available for your students. Website available in English and French - just click below. Or order copies of the booklet by filling in the order form below.All About Food - Exploring Canada's Food System Website All About Food - Exploring Canada's Food System Teacher's Guide Website
Before the Plate
Grade 9 to 12 - Follow chef John Horne on an epic journey as he follows each ingredient from one plate of food back to the Canadian farms they came from.
Download the Teacher's Guide to get a link to watch the documentary with your class and use the student worsheets to help guide your discussions.Before the Plate Teacher Guide Before the Plate Student Worksheets
Bread in a Bag/ Butter in a Jar
Grade 5 - This fun activity is designed to be used with the Grade 5 Science unit, Properties of and Changes in Substances, as a stand alone resource and/or as a complement to the 'From Wheat to Bread' resource and/or the Amazing Agriculture Adventure Wheat Grinding Station.Bread in a Bag/Butter in a Jar
Built on Agriculture
Grade 10 and 11 - Built on Agriculture is a four-part documentary series that pays tribute to the people who settled the plains of Manitoba and what they achieved. Part 1 - The Selkirk Settlers and Part 3 - The Farmers have both been recognized with Regional Emmy nominations. This resource provides curriculum links and classroom resources for Grade 11 History and Grade 10 Geography.Built on Agriculture Built on Agriculture Part 1: The Selkirk Settlers Built on Agriculture Part 2: The Institutions Built on Agriculture Part 3: The Farmers Built on Agriculture Part 4: Feeding the World
Canola Crush Kit
Grade K to 12 - This package includes instructional guide, canola seeds, seed counter, roller and tape. Everything you need to teach this hands-on activity for all grade levels. The kit can be ordered from Manitoba Canola Growers by contacting email@example.com.Document More Details
Challenge of Change
Grade 9 to 12 - Provides information and lesson plans/activities on agriculture which focus on the people, environment, technology, biotechnology and the economy.The Challenge of Change-English
Grade 7 to 12 - "Challenging Conditions - Exploring the Lives of Subsistence Farmers in the Developing World" can be used for grades 7 to 12 but is linked to the Grade 7 Social Studies curriculum. The activity invites students to explore what life is like for subsistence farmers in the developing world by introducing them to a character and various aspects of his/her life. Emphasis is placed on quality of life, and the effects of issues such as hunger, health, conflict, gender dynamics, environment and climate change. The kit contains a teacher guide and all materials needed. To order the kit (available in English only) complete the form below or download the resource in English or French and create your own materials. Read and hear more here.Challenging Conditions - English Cultivateurs Resilients - Francais
Cowspiracy: An Alternative View
Grades 9 to 12 - If you are showing 'Cowspiracy' the movie then here are some resources to use with your students to provide different viewpoints, encourage critical thinking, foster media literacy and stimulate debates. This resource includes curriculum connections, a lesson plan with student activities and background information.Cowspiracy - an Alternate View Resource
Crops in Class
Grade 5 - These downloadable resources focus on growing soybeans. Lesson plans and worksheets are linked to curriculum in math, science and social studies. Lesson 1 - Fundraising decision, Lesson 2 - What crop is for your class?, Lesson 3 - What is an acre?, Lesson 4- What does it cost to plant a crop?, Lesson 5 - Thank you letters, Lesson 6 - Equipment Fair, Lesson 9 -What does it cost to harvest a crop?, Lesson 10 - Cheque presentationLesson 1 - Lesson Plan Lesson 2 - Lesson Plan Lesson 3 - Lesson Plan Lesson 3 - Worksheet Lesson 4 - Lesson Plan Lesson 4 - Worksheet Lesson 5 - Lesson Plan Lesson 6 - Lesson Plan Lesson 6 - Worksheet Lesson 9 - Lesson Plan Lesson 9 - Worksheet Lesson 10 - Lesson Plan Lesson 10 - Worksheet
Food Inc. An Alternate View
Grade 9 to 12 - If you are showing 'Food Inc.' the movie then here are some resources to use with your students to provide different viewpoints, encourage critical thinking, foster media literacy and stimulate debates. This resource sheet includes links to American and Canadian sources of information, video and text that deal with the issues covered in the movie.List of Resources for Teachers Video Analysis Template
From Wheat to Bread
Grade 5 - This jigsaw activity is designed to be used with the Grade 5 Science unit, Properties of and Changes in Substances, as a stand alone resource and/or as a complement to the Amazing Agriculture Adventure Wheat Grinding Station.From Wheat to Bread
Genetics: The Foundation of Animal Agriculture
Grade 12 - In this worksheet, real-life examples allow students to apply knowledge learned in Biology Grade 12 Understanding Biological Inheritance unit.Worksheet
Healthy Kids Quest
Grades 1 to 3 - This free resource package for teachers, from the Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum, encourages students to make healthy lifestyle choices. The Healthy Kids Quest includes fun lesson plans that are suited to curricula across all of Canada’s provinces and territories. Ce programme offre aux enseignants une ressource gratuite qui vise à encourager les élèves à adopter de saines habitudes de vie. Le Défi enfant santé comprend des plans de leçons adaptés aux programmes d’études de toutes les provinces et tous les territoires canadiens.English Healthy Kids Quest French Healthy Kids Quest
International Year of Pulses Lessons
Grade 3 - Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba in partnership with MB Pulse and Soybean Growers have created two lessons: Introduction to Pulses and Pulses and Sustainability. Both link to the Grade 3 Science Units - Growth and Changes in Plants and Soils in the Environment.Gr. 3 Introduction to Pulses Gr. 3 Pulses and Sustainability
International Year of Pulses Lessons
Grade 4 - Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba in partnership with MB Pulse and Soybean Growers have created two lessons: Introduction to Pulses and History of Pulses. Both link to the Grade 4 Science Unit Habitats and Communities and Social Studies Cluster 3.Gr. 4 Introduction to Pulses Gr. 4 History of Pulses
International Year of Pulses Lessons
Grade 5 - Agriculture in the Classroom - MB in partnership with MB Pulse and Soybean Growers have created 2 lessons, Introduction to Pulses and Pulse Nutrition that link to the Grade 5 Science unit - Maintaining a Healthy Body and Math unit - Statistics and Probability.Gr. 5 Introduction to Pulses Gr. 5 Pulse Nutrition
This online teacher resource developed by Nutrien lets students explore answers to the question, ‘How will we sustainably feed over 9 billion people by the year 2050?’ through the use of video games, videos, classroom activities and teacher ready PowerPoints with speaking and background notes. Manitoba curriculum connections provided. Teachers register for free to access this excellent program at www.journey2050.com
Lunch Box for Plants
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Grade 3 - This kit is designed to give teachers background information, student activities, reproducible student worksheets and the tools for many of the suggested soil activities. It is a hands-on, student-centered unit aimed at the Grade 3 Science Soils Unit. Go ahead! Get dirty! Available in English and French. Please order using the form below.
Our Food Has a Story with Farmer Will Bergmann
You had questions about food, so we asked a farmer. Not any farmer, but a Manitoba organic vegetable and conventional crop farmer, Will Bergmann. We brought a camera crew to Will's house to ask him frequently asked questions and see how he produces food to feed the world. This lesson plan includes a video and ready-to-use clasroom resources.FAQ with Will Bergmann Our Food Has a Story - Lesson Plan Our Food Has a Story - Video
Pizza Farm Resource Kit
Grades 7 and 8 - The Pizza Farm Resource Kit was developed using the new Middle Years Human Ecology curriculum document (implemented system-wide in Fall 2016) and is directly linked to outcomes from the Grade 7 and Grade 8 Food and Nutrition. Download a free version or order a complete Pizza Farm Resource Kit with or without a Seeds That Feed kit (lesson 2) below.Pizza Farm Resource-Online Version
This lesson focuses on the many professions within the Agriculture and Food sector. Students will gain appreciation and knowledge of the multitude of professions that exist within this realm, while also understanding the importance of every day food production and sustainability to the global population.Planet X - English Planet X Introduction Video - English Planet X - French Planet X Introduction Video - French
Sheep Farmer’s Food Chain
Grade 4 - This activity sheet is designed to be used with the Grade 4 Science Habitats and Communities unit as a stand alone resource and/or a compliment to the Amazing Agriculture Adventure Sheep Station.Teacher Guide & Activity Sheets
Simple Machines are Everywhere on the Farm
Grade 5 - This activity sheet is linked to the Forces and Simple Machines Science unit. Students can identify simple machines found on farm machines, discover where their food comes from and see how science and technology have increased productivity on the farmSimple Machines on the Farm Teacher Guide Simple Machines on the Farm Student wksht Simple Machines on the Farm Ans. Key
The Real Dirt on Farming
Grade 5 and 12 - This booklet is designed to connect your students with the food they eat, and introduce them to some of Canada's farm families. This booklet provides basic facts on topics such as the difference between growing crops conventionally and organically, pesticide use, animal housing and animal welfare, environmental sustainability, technology used in farming as well as many other subjects. The goal of this book is to help your students make informed decisions about the food they're eating. This full-colour pictorial booklet, available in English, illustrates what Canadian farming looks like. You can order class sets by filling in the order form below or download the English or French version below.Real Dirt on Farming Booklet - English Real Dirt on Farming Booklet - French
thinkAG Career Exploration Toolkit
The thinkAG Career Exploration Activity Toolkit contains a selection of activities that engage Grade 9-12 students in exploring the wide variety of career opportunities available in the agriculture and agri-food sector.thinkAG Career Toolkit - English thinkAG Career Toolkit - French
What’s in Your Lunchbox?
The ‘What’s in Your Lunchbox’ kit will provide you with a hands-on way of connecting your grades 2-6 students to the food they eat and the farmers, farm plants (crops), and animals (livestock) that provide our food.
This kit contains:
• AITC-Manitoba Teachers’ Guide for grades 2 - 6
• ‘How Did that Get in My Lunchbox?’ by Chris Butterworth
• AITC-Canada booklet containing an introductory lesson and Activities #1 - #3
• AITC Canada USB containing PowerPoints for each lesson in the booklet
• Five sets of activity cards
What’s Your Something?
The agri-food sector employs over 2.2 million Canadians (1 in 8 jobs) and most of them are off the farm. What is your future career path? You have to do SOMETHING to earn a living, but what will it be? Here are some examples of careers in agriculture and food... Is there SOMETHING that interests you? Download a free version in English or French.What's Your Something - English Qu'est-ce Qui Cous Attire - French