Field Trips

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 3 - 8 with a limit of 35 students per session. Morning and afternoon sessions are available.

Sample Schedule:
9:30 am Arrival
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).