Ag in the City 2010

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Who: Nearly 700 4th-graders, Burbank High School agriculture students, farm animals and more

What: Ag in the City

When: Nov. 18 (Thursday) – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.

City slickers representing 10 SAISD elementaries will have the opportunity to experience life on the farm without having to leave San Antonio at this agricultural fair specially designed for their age level. There to greet them will be a menagerie of farm life including chickens, cows, ducks, goats, horses, pigs, and sheep. Insects - ensuring their place in the ecosystem is well represented – will be featured in the exhibit “Creeping, Crawling: Bugs & Other things. Other exhibits will include:

● “Goat Cheesy”
● “Off to College …. and Careers”
● “Oinks in the City?”
● “Pet Hospital on Wheels”
● “Seed to Salad in 22 Days”
● “Smells Fishy”
● “The Power of Plants”

The event will provide hands-on, real-world learning experiences that supplement what youngsters are learning in science class. Their tour guides will be Burbank agriculture students, whose well-established program will be offered next school year to teens throughout Bexar County as an SAISD Magnet.

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