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  • Students explore the schoolyard and try to find an object that represents each letter of the alphabet. Wrap up: Each student gives an answer for a letter. Were any letter left blank? What could we use to fill the missing letters?

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  • Students discover different kinds of trees through the senses and learn how to differentiate between tree species in this fun, hands on activity.

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  • Ag for Life’s eLearning Labs offer a variety of online educational tools that are available to learners of all ages. Topics include sustainability, ag careers, farm fun and more!


  • Ag for Life’s all-new Rural Safety Unit is on-the-road and ready to travel to Alberta schools, communities, fairs, festivals and other events to educate, encourage and promote rural and farm safety. Programming is aimed at youth and their families, who live on, work, play, or visit farms and ranches.

    The mobile unit is operated by our team of safety specialists who travel across the province connecting visitors with important rural and farm safety information. With seven interactive stations, participants have the opportunity to learn while they engage with digital, tactile and mechanical interactive displays.

    Station Topics Include:

    Inside Rural Safety Unit

    • Hazard Identification
    • Large Animals
    • Large Equipment
    • Utilities
    • Risk Assessment
    • Chemicals
    • Protective Equipment

    Additional topics and content will continue to be added each year to ensure new, relevant and engaging safety educational experience awaits the user.

    To register visit:

    About Ag for Life

    Together, they are growing a better public understanding of the role of agriculture in Alberta’s culture and economy.

    Agriculture is critical to every aspect of life, whether you are a city-dweller, a canola-grower, rancher, or tend to a backyard garden. It is the foundation of Alberta’s society and economy, feeding over 7 billion people and providing jobs for millions of Canadians.

    Since 2011, Agriculture for Life (Ag for Life) has played a vital role in educating Albertans about agriculture, food, farming and safety and the pivotal role it plays in our lives. 

    Through close collaboration with stakeholders, Ag for Life will develop, expand and offer curriculum-based educational programming that will serve to improve farm safety and to build a genuine understanding and appreciation for the role agriculture plays in society, the environment and the economy.

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  • Check out the curriculum linked resources available from AITC-C. Filter by grade, subject or resource type. These lessons focus on Canadian agriculture.

    AITC-C provincial member organizations are working hard to provide resources, lesson plans and activities to support learning about agriculture and food from home! Explore and download these FREE resources from across Canada.


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Growing the Next Generation provides a wide selection of resources for teachers.
  • Full online lesson plans available
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