EDUCATION PROGRAMME AT IPM 2017 - WHAT TO SEE AND DO

We have a jam-packed line-up!

For more details about the Education Programme at IPM 2017, please download the IPM 2017 Educational Pamplet.

IN THE HYDRO ONE EDUCATION CENTRES

  • “Dig in and Learn” at the Soil Tent
  • Learn Where Your Food Comes From
  • Interactive learning by Maitland Conservation & Ausable Bayfield Conservation Areas
  • Cathy’s Crawly Composters will be bringing her Red Worm Wigglers
  • Which Cow is Which?
  • Agri-Magic Show by Daniel Steeps
  • Book Walks
  • Archeological Dig
  • Trees and Agriculture – How They Fit
  • ‘3 Sisters’ Indigenous Agriculture displays
  • Farm and Home Safety Exhibits & Demonstrations
  • Early Years - Join in an interactive and creative environment that will encourage play based learning with natural materials. All will be engaged in stories and rituals of Indigenous Cultures, as well as rural and agriculture themed activities that promote healthy child development.
  • SOS Mobile Learning Lab - Provides a personal, interactive, spontaneous and engaging way of learning about local career opportunities and educational pathways is an essential key in the delivery of information to youth.
  • Fire Safety Trailer - Students will have opportunity to learn about Fire Safety and Fire Prevention. The trailer features smoke alarms, kitchen fire safety, a heated door and smoke machine to teach the children to crawl low under the smoke.

OUTSIDE OF THE HYRDO ONE EDUCATION CENTRES

  • Plowing Competitions
  • Dancing Tractors
  • Knights of Valour
  • Ram Rodeo
  • Jordan Szoke Family Trials (motorbike demonstration)
  • King-Lyn Stables Precision Team (Tuesday and Saturday only)
  • Livestock Shows
  • Youth Competitions
  • Maitland Conservation, the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority and Conservation Ontario “Watershed Adventure” – Learn about healthy streams
  • Try your hand at quilting in the Quilt Tent
  • Daily musical, dancing and dramatic entertainment acts
  • The traditional Brussels Fall Fair is featured right on the Plowing Match site this year

We very much look forward to your participation at the IPM 2017!

Crystal Whyte & Peggy Sloan
Co-Chairs Education Committee IPM 2017

Return to the IPM 2017 Education Main Page (includes School Registration Information and links to more teachers' resources)