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Agricultural activities in B.C. include cattle ranching, dairy farming, poultry raising and fish farming, as wll as growing tree fruite, vegetabled, berries, grapes and many types of ornamental flowers and shrubs.  This success is completely dependent on continual reproduction the plants and animas involved and the following of good practices for maintaining these natural resources.

In this investigation you will research the role of reproduction in the sustainable development of an agricultrual resouce of your choice.

The following crops were listed;
asparagus        eggs            crabs
beans            milk            oysters
corn            cheese        shrimp
lettuce        seaweed        prawns
apples        yoghurt        chicken
berries        cod            turkey
cherries        halibut        bison
grapes        salmon        beef
peaches        trout            lamb
pears            clams            pork

Make use of all resources available.

  • Find Elders in your community who can give you information about traditional knowledge.
  • Use the suggested websites
  • Find print information
  • Find other reliable sources of information

 

Criteria

 

1

Title page

 

2.

Information about organism (with pictures):

World Book Studentor Science in Context or

 or  Government of B.C. GREENR

 

3.

Where in province grown/raised

 

4.

How grown/raised (field, barn etc.)

 

5.

Life cycle of organism & how reproduced for agricultural:

World Book Studentor Science in Context

 
 

6.

Equipment/technologies needed to cultivate organism for agriculture

Government of B.C.

 

7.

Diseases and pests that affect organism

 

8.

When and how harvested for sale

 
 

9.

Traditional ecological knowledge (optional) - suggestion talk to an Elder in your community. Interviewed first hand sources are valid!

 

10.

Environmental/ethical issues related to organism:

GREENR

 

11.

Concerns you have about how organisms raised (make this one of your last slides)

 

12.

Career/jobs associated with raising and marketing organism:

or

 

13.

Importance of organism to social and economic well-being of B.C.

 

14.

Bibliography - Please include all websites and the date you accessed them. If you interviewed someone please state who they are and how they have the knowledge you used

 

15.

Test Question (multiple choice with 4 possible answers)

 

Know your source

Although this is about Fake News (or 'Alternative Facts' or as it's most commonly known lies) it applies more broadly. Snopes and Tineye won't tell you about the truth of scientific facts though they will tell you if a news article is quoting them incorrectly.

Source: http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2017/1/26/will-we-now-take-information-literacy-skills-seriously.html