Amelia Xerces Duffy

How well do you think you know your insects? Do you think you know them well enough to find the good insects to help Chase Duffy, his sister Amelia, and their friend Sophie escape the canola field?

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.

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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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.

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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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Mythconceptions - Mythes Démystifiés. Everyone knows Chase is the world’s worst babysitter, when his parents task h… https://t.co/We1HSvxcYP
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Transpiration - Come join Chase Duffy on a journey under the sea. Chase becomes a bit dehydrated after he forgets h… https://t.co/wyvmpOQtli
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Fun Craft - Under the Sea: Build a sea in a bottle and let the sea come to you and research how Canadian canola is… https://t.co/Jdwds2WD2i
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Shiver Me Timbers - Captain Chase & his crew sail the high seas with the mission of delivering canola to trade. A t… https://t.co/s9ih0Ce9hY
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Fun Craft: Porcelain Sculpting Clay - With a guardian try making this cool clay to sculpt some of the good and bad… https://t.co/0WlsmddJl2
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Amelia Xerces Duffy - How well do you think you know your insects? Do you think you know them well enough to find t… https://t.co/PsMhD1XdPY
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Craft of the Day! Let your imagination run wild! With a guardian try making one of these cool lava lamps and try wh… https://t.co/RL4Z1I382i
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Do you know how to grow canola in space? Help Chase Duffy and Captain Robert Thirsk on their daring adventure to le… https://t.co/W1XzFOvlsS
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Interview a farmer or someone who works in agriculture or the food industry. Try & find someone who works with can… https://t.co/T6Vb29ki0J
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What would the coolest job be in agriculture? Come join Chase Duffy in this adventure and find out!… https://t.co/L0ujvxT5cA
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Hey parents and teachers! Want your kids to dig a little deeper? Check out for this extra resource for other great… https://t.co/tmtFJnFsO8
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Chase Duffy and his sister Amelia are seeking all soil experts to help them find Jack, the neighbor they were babys… https://t.co/YVi2fRUj0p
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Check out the: tips and tricks page for educators, a new and improved student learning experience page, answer keys… https://t.co/azOd6h5dS6
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Hey teachers, parents, and students! Journey2050 has additional resources and guides to assist you access and unde… https://t.co/OvgP6zlJ2V
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Craft of the Day: Canola Oil Fruity Scented Play Dough: Try your hand at making some canola oil fruity-scented play… https://t.co/Wnj4uST4sb
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Do you know how your food is grown? Join Chase Duffy on a trip to the local farmer’s market and learn not only abou… https://t.co/hyzGtXXFwj
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Try researching and designing your own cardboard car with items you have around the house! Maybe race a sibling or… https://t.co/9Z4U6qyuJX

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RT @albertateachers: With more of our time being spent online, now is an excellent time to talk about cyberbullying with students. See the…
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RT @albertateachers: Kudos to Calgary teacher Jamie Anderson for creating this brilliant joke hotline! https://t.co/bU2d8WJgdw #abed
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With online learning the new normal, the need to help students identify fake news is more important than ever. Watc… https://t.co/YP1hkuDHVr
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