Agriculture and the Environment

Agriculture and the Environment School Program

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!

AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY KIT

Curriculum Links

ONTARIO QUEBEC
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.

Fees

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

CAFM
Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Grade Level:
Grade 7 - Grade 12 (Ontario)
Secondary Cycle 2 (Quebec)
Fee
$9 per student
Duration
150 minutes
Dates Offered
September to June
Program Location
At the Museum