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Friend or Foe?

Friend of Foe?LadybugHello ladies and gentlemen to a new series of blog posts where I dissect whether a specific insect is afriend of us or a foe. We’ll be sharing some cool resources and links too!!In this post we will be discussing the ladybug, quite famous for its bright red...

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Weather in Summer

Weather in summerIf you live in Canada, chances are you groaned at the impending hot weather or rain storms or began toprepare for a hailstorm after hearing it on the news. What do these unique weather conditions mean forfarmers, with weather that can go from 38 degrees all the way...

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Summer is Here!

Summer Is Here!Summer is here!! Many of you will be excited for summer break and many farmers are resting fromseeding and spraying.But for farmers and agri scientists this is also a time of stress, because of the changing weather patternsas well as natural weather of Canada. Things like hail, frost,...

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UPDATE!

Update! Yay, what have I been doing recently? Building ag tech steam Lego, which means that those who are getting brand NEW physical boxes get to build a small Lego project to go along with your learning material! That’s right you get  learning material fit for elementary, Junior high and...

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Educator Box Activity!

Link to Weather Station (for educator boxes) https://microbit.org/news/2020-07-06/make-a-microbit-weather-station/

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UPDATE!

Update! Yay, what have I been doing recently? Building ag tech steam Lego, which means that those who are getting brand NEW physical boxes get to build a small Lego project to go along with your learning material! That’s right you get  learning material fit for elementary, Junior high and...

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Code Product Review

Starting the post off, Best Buy Geek Squad Quick Activities, these are fairly short and simple, but can offer significant challenge to those who have little experience, it has small modules dedicated to specific things like photography, HTML, binary. It’s a great way to sample lots of different things to...

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Building for Fun

This weekend for #STEAMSunday we built a tensegrity structure from Lego. What’s that you ask? Check it out here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tensegrity There are some really cool ways to build these structures, the easiest for you at home might be using Lego. We learned you need strong and stiff beams so the...

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Super AgENT

Ever want to be an agent for change, or maybe an agent for fun? How about an AgENT instead? I had the opportunity to join my friend Alexi, his colleagues and students and two other speakers for an AgENT evening at Lethbridge College a couple of weeks ago.   First of...

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Working on something new…

Finished by Bugs 101 – what a great course! You should take it. For real. Well done U of A! Went to the Emerging Agriculture Hackathon in January (seems so long ago) and had a GREAT time with my hack-partner Megan. Got to see lots of folks (Jon from FCC,...

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Growing the Future Podcast

Back in August at the Ag Smart show in Olds I got to chat with Terry Aberhart for the Growing the Future Podcast! What a great time we had talking about farming, the future and ag tech. And exciting news will be coming soon for Ag Tech STEAM! This is...

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