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Manitoba Seed Kit/Trousse de graines du Manitoba

Source: Agriculture on the Classroom-Manitoba


Seed kit box

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The Manitoba Seed Kit/Trousse de graines du Manitoba is a hands-on, interactive resource that introduces your class to the diversity of crops grown right here in Manitoba.

Students learn to identify seed types through interactive classification processes and build awareness of how these crops are used as food, animal feed, fibre, and biofuels, as well as being a source of ingredients for many everyday products.

There are 3 activities included in this kit:

  • Activity 1: Seed Classification
  • Activity 2: Which Crop am I?
  • Activity 3: Invent a Crop (To be used as an application and/or assessment activity)

Plus, cross-curricular activity suggestions that can be used as application and/or assessment activities.

Each Manitoba Seed Kit also comes with the educational and beautifully illustrated book about seeds, It All Starts with a Seed - How Food Grows / « Tout commence par une graine: Ces plantes qui nourissent ».

Here are two videos to show your students before you share the Seed Kit with them!

Seed Sources

Pitura Seeds
Fisher Seeds
Herbsigwil Farms
Imperial Seed
Wild Man Ricing

Special thanks to AITC-SK for your inspiration in creating this kit

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Special thanks to our funding partners and foundational sponsors!

Government of Manitoba logo
CAP logo
Government of Canada logo
Manitoba Canola Growers Association
Manitoba Crop Alliance Logo
Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers Association
Manitoba Seed Growers' Association Logo
FP Genetics Logo
Imperial Seed Logo
Pitura Seeds logo