AgTechSteam

Ag Tech Steam Media links

https://www.avenuecalgary.com/innovation/luke-silinski-ag-tech-steam/ https://www.sasktoday.ca/central/agriculture/young-farmer-programmer-pushes-tech-learning-for-rural-based-kids-4152725 https://www.realagriculture.com/tag/ag-tech-steam/ https://www.ontariofarmer.com/news/local-news/fcc-agexpert-partners-with-14-year-old-innovator https://www.newsbreak.com/channels/t-ag-tech-steam https://www.fcc-fac.ca/en/about-fcc/media-centre/news-releases/2020/fcc-agexpert-partners-with-14-year-old-innovator.html https://www.fermenbfarm.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/September-2020-Newsletter-English-Final-8.pdf https://imaginingruralfutures.org/future-of-economic-development/ https://www.world-spectator.com/free_issues/4320s2.pdf https://podcastaddict.com/podcast/2452528 https://www.emergingagriculture.org/2019-results https://www.producer.com/news/mini-dot-captures-imaginations-in-a-smaller-lego-sort-of-way/ https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2008419695910400 YouTube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiE7lS_usY-L_Q8HxYhSqjQ/featured

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Blueberries!

Blueberries, you love em, I love em.  Have you ever wondered how they get from the field to your favorite snack or meal? High bush blueberries can only thrive in a more temperate climate, think Southern British Columbia, California, Florida, Louisiana and other regions with similar climates. Low bush blueberries...

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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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Soil Moisture Sensor for Kids!

Follow the link, try the experiment, and tell us your findings in the comments below! Link to moisture sensor: https://makecode.microbit.org/projects/soil-moisture

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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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