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Saskatchewan Agriculture - Contributions, Challenges, and Opportunities


Program Information

Students will explore Saskatchewan contributions to agriculture between 1905 and 2005. Students will gain an appreciation for the complexity of the issues facing the industry and the ways that Saskatchewan innovation has and continues to overcome these challenges. Both the in-museum Discovery Box and the in-classroom lesson plans aim to give students an appreciation for the complexity of the agricultural industry.

Grades and Curriculum Connections

Grade: Biology 20 Unit 4

Themes: Agriculture, Saskatchewan Contributions, Technology

*All curriculum links are to the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education Curriculum Online

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In-Museum Discovery Box Program

Items representing SK's innovative and diverse agriculture sector, including canola, peas, lentils, saskatoon berries, photos, models, and moreThis teacher-led Discovery Box contains models, photos, Saskatchewan grown grains, and more.

Cost: In-museum Discovery Box programs are
$3.00 / student. Pre-booking is required.

Location: This program is available at all WDM locations.

Dates: Please contact the WDM near you.

 

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Contact a WDM.

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In-Classroom Lesson Plans and Resources 

Three complete in-classroom lesson plans (with material lists, Saskatchewan 'Fast Facts', and additional resources) available FREE in school libraries as part of the Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide for Teachers resources book and online.

Download Lesson Plans in English.

Get Adobe ReaderLesson Plans are PDF format and require Adobe Reader to view.

Note: Hard copies of the Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide for Teachers are available for $32.95 at any WDM location.

 

Research Documents and Resources

Get Adobe ReaderResearch Documents are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader to view.