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Agriculture and the Environment

Agriculture and the Environment

Program Description

What better place than a working farm to explore the impact of modern agriculture on the environment? In the museum’s barns, students 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

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).
A minimum fee of $135 will be charged per group.


To reserve this program, please complete the online reservation request form.

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