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AppleNOTICE TEACHERS:
Due to the rain, the Grade 4 Harvest Demonstration at the WDM Saskatoon is cancelled for Wednesday, September 20.

 

 

WDM Saskatoon
Grade 4 Harvest Demonstration


Program Information

Approximately 3000 students attend the annual Grade Four Threshing Demonstration at the Saskatoon WDM. The event has been a WDM tradition since 1975. It recreates harvests of years gone by, with a focus on highlighting the progression of harvesting methods over time.

The September 2014 program marked the 40th year that the Saskatoon WDM has presented the Harvest Demonstration to Grade 4 students from around Saskatchewan. Nearly 100,000 Grade 4 students from Saskatchewan have attended the program since it began. WDM volunteers and staff have worked tirelessly every fall to ensure the Museum can continue to share this important part of Saskatchewan history with students.

Location: Saskatoon Western Development Museum
Dates: September 19-21, 2017

Program Cost: $4.00 / student

 

Explore Ag & Seed Survivor

While you are at our Harvesting Demonstration, plan time to explore a FREE agriculture exhibit from Agrium and Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan.

The exhibit includes hands-on lessons on growing healthy plants and healthy food, interactive computer games, sunflower seed planting station, a scavenger hunt in the museum and much more!

NOTE: The full Explore Ag program is not available during the Grade 4 Harvesting Demonstration, but the exhibit is open and staff will be on hand to answer questions and help students with activities.

Find out more about Explore Ag & Seed Survivor >>

 

Grades and Curriculum Connections

Grade: Grade 4 Social Studies (PDF)

 

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Saskatoon Public School teachers 2017 (PDF)

Greater Saskatoon Catholic School teachers 2017 (PDF)

Independent and Other School Divisions 2017 (PDF)

 

WDM's many resourcesResources

We've created and collected pre and post visit resources and activities for you and your students, from photos to farm facts to Suduko style puzzles.

Grade 4 Harvest Demonstration - Objectives

Grade 4 Harvest Demonstration - Scavenger Hunt

Grade 4 Harvest Demonstration - Classroom Activity Ideas & Resources

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