Update is a free newsletter for educators published throughout the school year. This publication focuses on a variety of topics related to agriculture and food, and provides educators with information that will help them incorporate agri-food concepts into the curriculum.
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Update #62 " Saving Our Environment - Preserving our Future"
Everything we use, including our bodies, is derived one way or another from the earth. That is why it is important to protect all these things by protecting the earth. Ecology is the relationship of living things to each other and to everything in their surroundings. The activities provided in this newsletterare designed to meet the expectations from the curriculum in Science and Technology, 2007, Revised; Social Studies, Grades 1-6; History and Geography, Grades 7-8; Health and Physical Education, 1998.
Update #61 "Sustainability and Stewardship: Protecting Agriculture's Future"
The words sustainability and stewardship are used frequently in all aspects of our daily lives. This newsletter will address how these terms are used in agriculture and will provide students with the opportunity to investigate current agricultural and environmental challenges relating to sustainability and stewardship. The content and activities are linked to the Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9-12, in the following subject areas: Technological Education, 2009 (revised); Science, 2008 (revised); Canadian and World Studies, 2005 (revised); and Social Sciences and Humanities, 1999 and 2000.
Archive Newsletters 2003-2008