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Lesson Plans: Saskatchewan Agriculture

Students will explore Saskatchewan contributions to agriculture between 1905 and 2005.

Grades

High School 10-20-30

Locations

Moose Jaw | North Battleford | Saskatoon | Yorkton

Subjects

Biology | Social Studies

Program Type

In Classroom Resource

Description

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. These lesson plans include material lists, Saskatchewan ‘Fast Facts’, and additional resources.

These Lesson Plans may be done on their own or as a complement to an in-Museum Saskatchewan Agriculture – Contributions, Challenges, and Opportunities Discovery Box program.

Download Saskatchewan Agriculture Lesson Plans in English (PDF).

 

 

Curriculum Connections

Grade: Biology 20 Unit 4

Themes: Agriculture, Saskatchewan Contributions, Technology

 

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Resources

Changes in Farming Practices in Saskatchewan by Amy McInnis, WDM (PDF)

Saskatchewan Weather, Climate and Soils by Amy McInnis, WDM (PDF)

Beyond King Wheat: Achievements of the Crop Development Centre by Amy McInnis, WDM (PDF)

The Wheat That Won the West: The Impact of Marquis Wheat Development by Amy McInnis, WDM (PDF)

The Transformation of Rapeseed to Canola: A Cinderella Story by Amy McInnis, WDM (PDF)

Agricultural Biotechnology in Saskatchewan by Amy McInnis, WDM (PDF)

Saskatchewan Contributions to Harvesting Technology by Amy McInnis, WDM (PDF)

Agricultural Diversification in Saskatchewan by Amy McInnis, WDM (PDF)

Innovative Implements: The Strength and Legacy of Saskatchewan’s Manufacturing Industry by Amy McInnis, WDM (PDF)

The Story of Crested Wheatgrass Development by Amy McInnis, WDM (PDF)

Grasshopper Campaigns in Saskatchewan During the 1930s by Joan Champ, WDM (PDF)

Agriculture: The Relationship Between Aboriginal Farmers and Non-Aboriginal Farmers, a joint WDM-SICC research paper by Eric Tang (SICC)

A Brief History of Agriculture in Saskatchewan by Ruth Bitner, WDM (PDF)

Saskatchewan Farm Facts by Ruth Bitner, WDM (PDF)

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