Educational Programs

Agriculture and the Environment

Agriculture and the Environment School Program

Please note that on site school programs are unavailable until further notice. Visit our Virtual Field Trips.

Program Description

What better place than a working farm to explore the impact of modern agriculture on the environment? In the museum’s barns, your students will take part in various cooperative activities, using critical thinking skills as they try to find solutions to some of the thorny issues surrounding agriculture and the environment.

Consult this Educational Activity Kit for ideas to extend the learning — and the fun!


Curriculum Links

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Grade 7 Science and Technology — Understanding Life Systems Secondary Cycle 2 Mathematics, Science and Technology
Science et Technology
Competency 1—Seeks answers or solutions to scientific or technological problems
Grade 8 Science and Technology — Understanding Matter and Energy    
Grade 9 Science — Biology

Canadian and World Studies — Geography
Grade 11 Science — Biology, Environmental Science    
Grade 12 Science — Biology, Sciences    

Please see the following document for more detailed curriculum links:

Ontario Quebec

Teacher Tips

The Museum is also a demonstration farm. Please advise students of potential hazards and dress appropriately (boots, outdoor clothing, etc.). See more pre-visit tips or download the pre-visit information PDF.


$9 per student, $1 per chaperone (group leader is free).
Includes Museum admission.
A minimum fee of $135 will be charged per group.

Program Details

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Grade Level:
Grade 7 - Grade 12 (Ontario), Secondary Cycle 2 (Quebec).
$9 per student
150 minutes
Dates Offered
On site school programs are unavailable until further notice.
Program Location
At the Museum