Virtual Events – February 17, 2021

Agriculture & Recycling

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

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Recording | Journey 2050

How will we sustainably feed nearly 10 billion?

Journey 2050 takes students on a virtual farm simulation that explores world food sustainability. Using an inquiry based approach the program encourages students to make decisions and adjust them as they see their impact on society, the environment and the economy at a local and global scale. The students hear from farmers across the globe. Use the "Feeding the World in 2050" game and click through each level below.

Play the Game - Feeding the World in 2050
Click here to download the app or play online

Level 1

Level 3

Level 2

Level 4

Access more lessons and in-depth activities at Journey 2050

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Recycling Right with Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council

Focusing on recycling programs in Saskatoon and clearing up the confusion about what goes where and why. Discussion of how reducing or avoiding waste is better than recycling.

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Backyard Composting with Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council

Backyard Composting - How to get started!

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Food Rescue with Wendy Erlanger

Learn about Second Harvest and opportunities in and around Saskatoon.

Recording | Seed Survivor

Seed Survivor is an agriculturally focused program intended for elementary students. After participating, students will understand that plants need water, light, healthy soil and nutrients to survive. They will learn about where food comes from and the importance of agriculture in their daily lives. Follow along with the planting instructions to grow your very own sunflower or sunflower microgreens!

'Hey Teachers! Did you know that the Virtual Seed Survivor program is available as a free, interactive resource for your class? Visit Agriculture in the Classroom SK for access to the virtual program as well as a Classroom Kit with planting supplies for your students