Columbia Agriculture in the Classroom
Phone: (604) 556-3088
Fax: (604) 556-3030
Contact: Lindsay Babineau, Project Coordinator
GROWING FOR THE FUTURE.
A teacher handbook and video to foster an understanding among elementary teachers
and their students about BC agriculture as it relates to BC vegetable and
mushroom farming. Cost: $15.00 plus $3.00 shipping and handling.
BEANS AND THEIR BUDDIES - AN INTEGRATED PRIMARY SCIENCE RESOURCE.
Fall, winter and spring activities, evaluation tools and resources
designed to introduce primary students to the world of food production. The
resource counters the common childrens' perception that milk comes from a
carton. Developed by Dr. Gladys Stanbury, a teacher and principal in British
Columbia's school system, this unit teaches young people the fundamental lifeskills
they need for their successful future.
Phone: (604) 294-3775
Fax: (604) 294-8199
FOOD FOR US! - PERSONAL PLANNING FOR BALANCED MEALS.
This new nutrition program helps Grades 2-3 students learn how to classify
foods into food groups, choose healthy snacks and create balanced meals. It
also introduces students to the connection between agriculture and food. Designed
for the Personal Planning curriculum with links to other curriculum areas.
A teacher guide, food pictures, poster and class set of colourful students
booklets are included. Available for $20 through a one-hour teacher workshop.
Nutritional programs with planned activities and lessons, for grades K-12;
before receiving these programs, teachers must participate in a workshop.
Computer programs are available. Free when a workshop is taken. Nominal charges
North Vancouver, B.C.
Phone: (604) 985-0113
FROM PASTURE TO PLATE Gr. 2-4, SUN CHANGER, A PROMISE
FOR LIFE Gr. 6-12. These are Videos
on cattle production for rent.
A MATTER OF FAT. This is an activity-based kit about food groups
Phone: (604) 492-1320
Fax: (604) 492-1309
SIMFARM. This is an interactive farm management computer
program that allows users to develop a farm operation of their choice.
Ministry of AGRICULTURE ON LINE!
Food and Fisheries.
FOOD FOR US
The BC Dairy Foundation home page contains information about their workshops,
programs and materials.
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