2012 School Tours
Western Fair School Tours provide a fresh, entertaining but educational experience for Middlesex area students (Grades 3 thru 6) and teachers from the Thames Valley and Catholic school boards. Using an interactive approach and focusing on agricultural topics, each tour visits six Places of Discovery (PODs) as listed below. An expert in each area will inform, involve and inspire our young visitors.
Dates & Times:
Mon. September 11th
Tues. September 11th
Wed. September 12th
Thur. September 13th
Tours start at 10:15am and run until 2:05pm.
Grades 3, 4, 5 & 6
Thames Valley and Catholic School Boards in the Middlesex area
FREE admission to all students, teachers and volunteers
For More Info:
For more information please contact Cheron Chamberlain
519-438-7203 ext 321
PODs this year have been split between the Agriplex and the Canada Building. .
Experience the Rain Forest during your lunch break.
Students and teachers will be fascinated by our Rain Forest Show featuring live Marmosets.
Completed registrations will be accepted on a “FIRST COME - FIRST SERVE” basis. Space is limited so register early.
There are no water fountains in the buildings. Please make sure you bring drinking water.
Download the brochure and registration form. Space is limited and decided on a first come, first serve basis.
Packed full to not only entertain, but to educate.
POD's (Points of Discovery). Free time to visit other displays in the Agriplex.
Planting the SEEDS for
Encouraging our youth to discover the
magic found in a garden. From the soil we
plant in, to the fresh fruits and vegetables
we harvest, the garden is the gateway to learning. Take a
glimpse into the opportunities the garden provides to Grow,
Cook, and Learn.
An Agricultural tour would not be complete without some horse sense. Our goal for this POD is to encourage you to becomeinterested in horses, through learning about their health, their history and why they are still an important
part of country life
Grains for LIFE
Corn, Beans, &Wheat....what part do these grains play in our life??
Food, clothing, and other objects. Learn
about the benefi ts that these grains have
regarding our health and lifestyles today; Grains grown right here in Middlesex County used Dailey in our households, or found in foods processed right here in London.
Students will have an opportunity to
recognize milk’s role in healthy living by
analyzing essential nutrients found in
milk and their functions in maintaining a
healthy body. They will also learn how milk is processed
into dairy products for consumers and fi nish with a milking
Wetlands in ONTARIO
What does Wetlands provide for us in
our cities, towns, agriculture and forestry
operations across Ontario? Learn the
benefi ts and take a closer look of this
From SHEEP to SHAWL
Shear a sheep, spin or weave the wool to
make a beautiful garment. An exciting live
demonstration on the processing of wool
from Sheep to Shawl