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Introduction to Pulses

Source: Agriculture in the Classroom-Manitoba, Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers

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Pulses

Pulses are the group of crops that includes dry beans, dry peas, chickpeas, and lentils. As a steady source of nutrition and soil sustainability, pulse crops play a major role in our global food security, a role which will only grow in the future.

Curriculum connections include:

  • Grade 3 Science units: Growth and Changes in Plants, Soils in the Environment
  • Grade 4 Science unit Habitats and Communities
  • Grade 4 Social Studies Cluster 3

The following worksheets, created by Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers and Agriculture in the Classroom & MB, focus on the role that pulses play in advancing health and nutrition, food security and environmental sustainability.

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