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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
Grades 5-6 - Students explore agriculture and farming in this project-based learning unit which is connected to Manitoba curricular outcomes in science, English language arts, and math. Developed by a Manitoba teacher and provided free to teachers by Manitoba Canola Growers via Teachers Pay Teachers.Agriculture Reporter
Agriculture Scavenger Hunt
Grade 3+ - Students can use this Scavenger Hunt in their home to find the dozens of agricultural products they use every day, and not just food!Agriculture in Your Home Challenge
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.Document More Details
Celebrating Liberation with a Promise
This program was created to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Canadian Forces’ role in the Liberation of Europe at the end of World War II. It accompanies the planting of Liberation75 Tulip bulbs.
Download the Teachers Guide, created by BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation, as well as our Manitoba curriculum connections for grades K-6.Dutch Liberation Tulips Teachers Guide Liberation Tulips Manitoba Curriculum Connections
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
Eat Well: Exploring Canada’s Food Guide
Grades 5-8 - Have your students explore Canada's new nutrition facts table and discover how to make healthy food choices using % Daily Value amounts and guidelines, especially for sugar, sodium and beverages. This resource can either be printed or filled in electronically.Eat Well - Nutrition Facts Table
Food Gratitude Project
Help your students show support for those working in our food supply chain with our "Thank you for our food!" activity sheet.
Ask students to think about all the folks along the food supply chain who continue to work every day to provide safe and healthy food to Canadians. Then, they can either draw a picture for or write a message to those essential workers. Post a photo of their work on social media using the hashtag #foodgratitude.
Download in English and French today!Food Gratitude - English Food Gratitude - French
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
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. Access NEW home eLearning materials here.
Let’s Talk Eggs! Exploring Manitoba’s Egg Industry
Grade 5 - Bring a Manitoba egg farm experience to your students without leaving your classroom. Students can view videos of Siemens Farms, Rosenort, MB and Egg Farmers of Canada to discover the journey of an egg from farm to table. During the naked egg experiment, students can have fun investigating chemical changes. Then expand the egg learning with nutrition and math activities.Interactive Articulate Eggs Lesson Let's Talk Eggs Teacher Guide The Journey of the Egg The Naked Egg Experiment Eggy Math Egg Cards The Extraordinary Egg Egg Nutrition Egg Nutrition - Answer Key
Now You’re Cooking with MB Chicken
Grades 7-12 - Manitoba Chicken Producers is serving up some chicken fundamentals in their “Now You’re Cooking with Manitoba Chicken” youth education booklet and cooking and farm tour video. In this resource, you will find a variety of beautifully illustrated, student-friendly recipes; great for getting youth in the kitchen. It also includes a variety of chicken farming facts, and handy food safety tips to help junior cooks learn the ins and outs of food preparation and cooking. Designed for Home Economics or Foods and Nutrition classes.
To request hard copies for your class, contact Manitoba Chicken Producers at: email@example.com. Please include your name, mailing address, and number of copies requested.Now You're Cooking with MB Chicken Booklet Cooking & Farm Tour Video
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. For kids at home, try Careers in a Pizza, the Salad Dressing activity or the All About Pizza activitites.Pizza Farm Resource-Online Version Careers in a Pizza Salad Dressing All About Pizza "Your Life - Your Agriculture" Video 4:24 "Your Life - Your Ag" video - Questions
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
Plant Life Cycle Flipbook
This fun activity shows how a bean grows from a seed to a plant. Students can colour, cut and staple the booklet, then they can flip and watch the bean magically grow!Plant Life Cycle Flipbook
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 and French, illustrates what Canadian farming looks like. You can order class sets by filling in the order form below or download it below, along with the Teacher Guide.Real Dirt on Farming Booklet - English Real Dirt on Farming Booklet - French Teacher Guide & Activities
What’s in Your Lunchbox? French only
The ‘Qu'y a-t-il dans ma boite a lunch’ 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