Growing Food at School

Kindergarden - Grade 3

Series of lesson plans that integrate growing food in class with math, language, science and art curriculum objectives for educators to use.

Growing Food at School

Grade 4 - Grade 6

The lesson plans focus on connecting growing food to math, science, art, and language curriculum objectives.

Growing Food at School

Grade 10 - Grade 12

Lesson plans touching on a number of curriculum objectives while intersecting with agri-food topics. Growing food at school provides high school student a valuable way to connect and interact with the topics.

Ag in Alberta

Teacher Toolkit

The Teacher Toolkit is a collaborative work between many different commodity groups and industry leaders in Alberta. This booklet will provide reference to basic information about agriculture in Alberta, including information about commonly produced foods in Alberta

Soil Testing

Experiment & Lesson Plan

Whether you are planting crops or flowers in your classroom or in the schoolyard, testing the soil for pH and nutrient levels is a good idea, and can be a great introduction to plant needs and real-world chemistry.

Career & Technology 

Grade 5 - Grade 9

These challenges support the CTF curriculum in grades 5-9 and allow students to explore various career pathways within the agriculture industry while integrating other core subject outcomes.

Ag for High School

Connecting Ag to Alberta Junior High School Curriculum 

This guide provides an overview of connections to agriculture that can be developed around Alberta competencies, literacy and numeracy supports and programs of study for Science, Social Studies, Health/Wellness and Career and Technology Studies courses.

Ag for Senior High School

Experiment & Lesson Plan

This guide provides an overview of connections to agriculture that can be developed around Alberta competencies, literacy and numeracy supports and programs of study for Science, Social Studies, Health/Wellness and Career and Technology Studies courses.

Myth Busting 101

Organic Farming> Conventional Farming

Scientific America blog post addresses issues that surround organic farming, food production, and feeding the global population

GMO's

Answers to GMO Questions

More than 100 experts have contributed to this site including independent experts in leading academic institutions, industry groups and representatives from member companies.

Ag in the Classroom

Student Access to Ag Resources

The Agriculture in the Classroom website has resources, games, and lesson plans that help introduce and educate teachers, parents, and students about the agriculture industry.

 

Ag Careers

Job Profiles

Explore the top careers in agricultural and find out the education needed, recommended high school coursework, job outlook and typical employer.

Ag Worker Shortage

What This Means

The Canadian Agriculture Human Resource Council infographic outlines the impact that the current shortage of agriculture employees have on all Canadians and the beef sector.

Feed Operator

A Day in the Life

For a taste of what a typical feedlot day looks like, join the Alberta Cattle Feeders for this beautiful video tour of Alberta feedlot, Kolk Farms Ltd.

arrow&v

Sign up for our Newsletter 

like+logotype+media+share+icon-132018346
media+network+pictures+social+icon-13201
media+network+social+twitter+icon-132018
iconfinder_social_picture_drawing_social
iconfinder_social_media_social_network_l
AdobeStock_171294156.png
image001 (1).png