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Nutrients for Life and Canadian Light Source (CLS) are partnering for an after school workshop for high school teachers and students.
Virtual Tour and Real – Time Soil Analysis
from the Canadian Light Source, Saskatoon, SK
Learn the Research – Participate in an Experiment

Participants will have a quick virtual tour of the CLS Synchrotron followed by a real-time analysis of soil for elemental composition that has been collected and sent to the Canadian Light Source. The applications cover all the sciences, physics, chemistry, biology, environmental, including math and computer science.

Interested in learning more?
Send us an email

 Virtual Professional Development
in partnership with Nutrients for Life Foundation USA
June 21-25, 2021


Each day we will host a live event and have independent study. Participants in the event will receive a resource box filled with materials and activities for hands-on learning.

Register today!

There is a $15 registration fee to help cover the cost of shipping of the resource box

Celebrating National Soil Conservation Week 
with Soil Science Explore Boxes!

Help us celebrate National Soil Conservation Week, April 18th - 24th, and give a middle school or high school classroom a chance to dig into soil science!

Each Soil Science Explore Box contains multiple hands-on educational soil science activities that focus on the importance of soil, plant nutrients and 4R Nutrient Stewardship. Educators receive classroom sets of Nutrients for Life resources, lab materials to test soils for N, P, and K, soil probe, and a soil porosity and permeability kit. The kits will also contain various soil samples from across the country and highlight 4R Nutrient Stewardship.

Sponsorship details

  • Sponsorship: $500 per box
  • Fully tax deductible
  • Commitment deadline: March 31, 2021
  • No limit to the amount of boxes you can sponsor
  • Choose to support schools in your local community or be paired up with schools where the need is greatest
  • Nutrients for Life handles all of the details

Once we receive your sponsorship, an invoice will be emailed to the email provided within two business days.

Sign up to become a sponsor

For teachers who are interested in receiving a box for their classroom, please send us an email request (please include school name, full mailing address, and grade level).  Distribution of boxes will be subject to sponsorship.

Resource Highlight
Interactive Periodic Table

Do you teach about the periodic table in your classroom? 

Students can click on an element and see how it relates to soil science. This tool allows students to independently explore the macronutrients and micronutrients essential for plant growth.

 Free Download

2021 Declared International Year of Fruits and Vegetables by the United Nations

Nutrients for Life will be celebrating all year long.  Stay tuned to our social media and website for upcoming resources and contests!
There is still time to Apply!
Applications for 2021 School Learning Garden Grants 
 Deadline March 31, 2021

We are still accepting school learning garden grant applications until the end of the monthLearn more

Join our school learning garden family!

Upcoming Webinars
Nutrients for Life will be hosting two webinars for teachers who would like to learn more about Journey 2050.

How will we sustainably feed nearly 10 billion people by the year 2050?

Journey 2050 takes students on a virtual farm simulation that explores world food sustainability. Using an inquiry based approach the program encourages students to make decisions and adjust them as they see their impact on society, the environment and the economy at a local and global scale. The students hear from farmers across the globe.

April 7th 4 PM Eastern
April 14th 7 PM Eastern

Sign up for a session
With our partners, Communities in Bloom,
we are celebrating
 "Hope is Growing"

This initiative will encourage all Canadians to plant and grow a sea of yellow in gardens across the nation!
Stay tuned to our social media and website for upcoming opportunities!

Learn more or your register your garden

Youth Gardener Award
Sponsored by Scotts Canada

Do you have a student in your school that displays leadership in your school garden?  Applications 
are now open for 2021, deadline to apply is May 1, 2021. Acknowledge your student with a prize donated by Scotts Canada. This award is open to any school in Canada.
Interested in helping us reach more Canadian teachers and students? View our membership structure to learn more or make a personal donation today!
Thank you to all of our sponsors to help make these programs possible.






If your organization is interested in sponsoring any of our programs, please contact us 

Nutrients for Life Foundation Canada (NFL Canada) is a registered Canadian charity so contributions are deductible to the extent permitted under the law.
Our Registration Number is 83306-6210-RR0001

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