Agriculture in the Classroom

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AITC has bilingual resources, lesson plans, free downloads, learning kits and more.

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Ag Bingo

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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
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Agriculture Scavenger Hunt

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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
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Agriculture Word Searches

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Download all four of these fun agriculture-related word searches for your students to try! 

Animals Word Search Crops Word Search Equipment Word Search Jobs Word Search Pork Word Search
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Canola Crush Kit

$20.00

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 info@canolagrowers.com.

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Celebrating Liberation with a Promise

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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
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Crossword - Early Years

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Grades K to 2 - Learn about farm animals and their babies with this fun crossword. Answers are included for early spellers. 

Baby Farm Animals Crossword
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Crosswords - Middle Years

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Grades 4+ - Download these free printable crosswords to help your students learn more about crops grown in Manitoba and animals in agriculture. 

Crops Crossword Animals Crossword Pork Cuts Crossword
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DIY Ag Fortune Tellers

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Do it yourself! As a class, colour, cut and make your own fortune teller. Quiz each other and learn something new about agriculture.

Crops - Fortune Teller Livestock - Fortune Teller Careers - Fortune Teller
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Farm Help Wanted

Grades 3-4 - 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. 

Farm Help Wanted
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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
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Got Milk? Exploring Manitoba’s Dairy Industry

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Grade 1, 2 & 4 - Bring a Manitoba dairy farm experience to your students without leaving your classroom. Students can view the video of Signer Farms, Kleefeld, MB to discover what dairy cows need to stay safe and healthy including (life processes, nutrition needs, building features and more).

Got Milk - Teacher Guide - Grade 1 Got Milk - Teacher Guide - Grade 2 Got Milk - Teacher Guide - Grade 4 Dairy Cow Worksheet Design a Dairy Cow Habitat Dairy Farming Food Chain Dairy Farming Food Chain - Answer Key Dairy Word Search Signer Dairy Farm Tour
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Healthy Kids Quest

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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
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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
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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
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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.

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Manitoba Soil Exploration

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Grade 3+ - Pick and choose between half a dozen soil activities for students to learn about how soils forms, what kinds of soils we have in Manitoba and the importance of this natural resource in agriculture. Includes a flipbook, building activity and soil painting art activity. Questions can be filled in electronically, but some activities require printing. 

Manitoba Soil Exploration
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Plant Life Cycle Flipbook

Free

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
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Potato Power! Exploring the World of Potatoes

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Grade 3 - Add a little life to your classroom - grow a potato! Students can investigate and journal about the life cycle of this flowering plant and then discover world history and geography through the eyes of a potato using videos, worksheets and world maps. Reinforce the learning with the included art projects.

Potato Power Teacher Guide Potato History Worksheet Potato Journal Potato Flipbook Potato World Map
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Sheep Farmer’s Food Chain

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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
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Soils Lesson Plans

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Grade 3 - These lessons were developed by the Department of Soil Science at the University of Saskatchewan.

A Soil Profile Me and Dirt Composting: A Recipe for Good Soil Soil, Water, Air I'm a Soil Scientist
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What’s in Your Lunchbox? French only

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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

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