The FREE AgBio Discovery field trip program is designed to provide elementary teachers an opportunity to reinforce or introduce applied science concepts taught in the classroom through a series of highly interactive, engaging activities hosted at the College of Agriculture and Bioresources. Field trips are offered in May and June to grades 2 - 8 with a limit of 35 students per session.
Morning and afternoon sessions are available.
|9:35 am||Soil science activity - hand texturing|
|10 am||Plant science activity - botany/transplanting|
|10:45 am||Animal science - tour the Feeding the World Interpretive Centre|
|11:30 am||Wrap-up and surveys|
|11:45 am||Field trip complete|
AgBio Discovery Camps
The AgBio Discovery Camps offer a fun, hands-on introduction to modern agriculture for campers from both urban and rural backgrounds.
Would you like to learn the science of making ice cream? Help care for a calf and or baby chicks? In this highly interactive camp, students will learn just how fun agriculture can be!
Campers are divided into two categories, grades 3/4 and 5/6 (grades refer to the year the student will be entering in the Fall).
|July 2, 2018||Explorers (Grades 3 & 4)|
|July 9, 2018||Voyagers (Grades 5 & 6)|
|July 16, 2018||Explorers (Grades 3 & 4)|
|July 23, 2018||Voyagers (Grades 5 & 6)|
|July 30, 2018||Explorers (Grades 3 & 4)|
|NO CAMP AUGUST 6-10, 2018|
|August 13, 2018||Voyagers (Grades 5 & 6)|
|August 20, 2018||Explorers (Grades 3 & 4)|