Agriculture and practices

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Tomatosphere

Tomatosphere™

Through Tomatosphere™, your students will investigate the effects of outer space on the germination of tomato seeds. This is a hands-on program that builds scientific inquiry and experimentation skills.
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Tomatosphere™

Jed Christianson

Jed Christianson

Job Title
Canola Seed Development Specialist
Jed works with a global team to develop new varieties of canola for farmers to grow as their crop.
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Jed Christianson

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Clothing4Climate

In this project students explore how clothing impacts the the environment.
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Clothing4Climate

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Resources on the Environment

Resource page including articles and career profiles related to the environment.
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Resources on the Environment

Pamela Livingston | Biologiste de terrain

Pamela Livingston

Job Title
Field Biologist
Pamela Livingston is a Field Biologist at DuPont Canada.
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Pamela Livingston

Landscaper Planting

Careers: Landscaper

5 images of some work that landscapers might do such as planning, planting and maintaining gardens
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Careers: Landscaper

What is the Greenhouse Effect?

What is the Greenhouse Effect?

Explore the greenhouse effect and learn about the impacts it can have on the environment.
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What is the Greenhouse Effect?

How do I construct a terrarium?

How do I construct a terrarium?

You can make your own terrarium for growing plants!
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How do I construct a terrarium?

How can I stop bananas from turning brown?

How can I stop bananas from turning brown?

Explore the chemistry behind why bananas turn brown. Can chemistry also help prevent this?
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How can I stop bananas from turning brown?

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Why are peas and corn classed as starches on food guides?

Learn how test foods for starch.
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Why are peas and corn classed as starches on food guides?

How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

In this hands on activity build a wheelbarrow from simple materials to explore just how useful simple machines can be!
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How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

What makes soil hard and compacted?

What makes soil hard and compacted?

Explore how walking on soil changes how water soaks into the ground and why that matters to gardeners and farmers.
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What makes soil hard and compacted?

Nitrogen symbol from periodic table

Understanding the Nitrogen Cycle

What is the nitrogen cycle? How do human activities such as using fertilizer affect the nitrogen cycle? How can this cause greenhouse gases?
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Understanding the Nitrogen Cycle