Educational Resources

Edible and Non-Edible uses of Canola

This is a list of edible and non-edible uses of canola. Your students may find some items very surprising!

Stages of Canola Production Activity

Stages of Canola Production 

 This is an interactive lesson plan that challenges students to arrange the stages of canola production to get from the field to the store shelf.  

The Global Apple Activity 

The Global Apple Activity is an educational demonstration that shows how much land there is on earth to use for agriculture uses.  Background: One of the most important natural resources that covers much of the earth’s land surface is soil. All living things depend on it as a source of food, either directly or indirectly.

DNA Extraction Experiment

DNA Extraction Experiment 

Extracting DNA from common food ingredients. This resource includes three experiment options for grades 7-12.

Canadian Farmer Art Enns

Watch this short video talking about the benefits of biotechnology and why Canadian Farmer Art Enns makes the choice to use it on his farm. Grade 7-12.

Canola Crush Kit

This package includes an instructional guide, canola seeds, seed counter, roller and tape. Everything you need to teach this hands-on activity for all grade levels. To order a kit please contact

Canola Biotechnology

Canola & Biotechnology

This resource is a great reference guide to exactly what biotechnology is and how it benefits canola producers.

Canola Flower

Canola: Canada’s Oil

This resource covers Grade 3 Science, Health, and English Language Arts, Grade 5 Health and Math, Senior 1 Social Studies and Math.