Fields of Home

On a hot summer’s day, Chase “Superman” Duffy is taking lunch to his grandfather who is scouting his Alberta canola farm when, dehydrated, he over exerts—and blacks out.

Amelia Xerces Duffy

During a trip to the local bug museum, Chase, his sister, Amelia, and their friend, Sophie, are sucked through a mysterious portal and dumped into a “forest” filled with insects of unusual size.

Biotech

Explore topics such as: how farmers are protecting the environment; biotech crops feeding the world; and why would canola farmers choose to grow GMO seeds.

Cooking with Canola

The CanolaInfo Cooks! Video series follows fictional culinary student Dean as he uncovers the secret to great, versatile cooking - canola oil.

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    Fields of Home
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    Amelia Xerces Duffy
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    Biotech
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    Cooking with Canola

Canola is fun!

Check out Learn Canola’s resources! There are lots of available options from grades K to 12, Parent Resources, Fun Activities, Chase Duffy illustrated books and Chase en Francais.

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Expand your Canola Knowledge

Interesting and important information on Canola, Canola Farming, Canola Oil and related subjects, presented in a mix of video of text formats.

From Our Blog

CANowledge Update: Plant Health

The Importance of Canola Plant Health for the GREATER GOOD Hello parents, teachers and students! Although we are not able to attend Aggie Days this year in Calgary and Lethbridge, we wanted to let you know we are still working on helping students learn about the importance of their food and where it comes from! Here are some fun filled canola facts to share with friends and family: “Can” from Canada and “OLA” meaning “Oil, low acid” when put together = canola (CANADA’S OIL!) Each canola seed has about 45% oil and has the least saturated fat…

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MAR 24, 2020

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Fun and Friendly-Child Craft of the Day: Cloud Dough What do you see when you look at the clouds? Try making some c… https://t.co/swNgg2sQ3D
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Help Chase Duffy and his friend Lucky the Leprechaun save cloud city from chaotic climate change. #LearnAtHomehttps://t.co/JzmjoG9Zun
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Hey teachers check this out! Fields of Home StoryScapes is a mini-unit based on the book Fields of Home and is a St… https://t.co/FS7UFYAHCR
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Join Chase Duffy on his time travel adventure where he meets Mr. Slovonuk, the first pioneer to bring the rape plan… https://t.co/1gDGGgpmeM
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RT @SupermanDuffy: Take the learning online with these free, downloadable, curriculum friendly K-12 resources from @learncanola Details o…
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Thank you to all the teachers who joined us and @AlbertaPulse for our joint canola/pulse session. #getca2020https://t.co/LPsKTYeXzU
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All setup and ready to explore common myths about canola and pulses and discuss how teachers can add these great Al… https://t.co/ZoujqMEkDZ
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We are excited to be partnering with @AlbertaPulse at #GETCA2020 We will be talking about the significance of canol… https://t.co/mGpyNtFBdn
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Thank you all who joined us for our Farm to Table: Shaking It Up With Alberta Canola session at the Endless Skies T… https://t.co/hTluovnOPI
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Getting ready for tomorrow’s session at the Endless Skies Teacher Conference 2020. Farm to Table: Shaking It Up Wit… https://t.co/tlVoBIgimx
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