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Episode 3 – Tractors… in Spaaaace!

A series of interactive FREE videos and related educator resources that use art to plant a lifelong awareness of local farming, food origins and nutrition in the minds of elementary students!

Grades: 1-4

Resources: Videos and supporting art activities with extension options to suit teacher requirements and student needs and abilities

Delivery Options: In-classroom or remote learning

Time: ~19-min videos + drawing time & optional extension activities

Art Principals of Design: Contrast, repetition/rhythm, variety

Curriculum Connections: Visual arts, drama, life systems, applications of technology, coding

Relevance to the Ontario Arts Curriculum Grades 1-8: Visual Arts D1 Creating and Presenting; D2 Reflecting, Responding and Analyzing; D3 Exploring Forms and Cultural Contexts; Dance A1 Creating and Presenting

Episode 3 – Tractors… in Spaaaace!

Rob Biddulph guides students as they draw a tractor (complete with modern satellite linkup), while introducing the concept of farming technology that provides the background for students’ creative exploration of modern farm equipment.

The Educator Resource introduces farming technology in familiar terms.

Core concepts: artistic representation of modern farming technology, coding.

The #DrawWithRobCanada videos and resources have been developed in partnership with the amazing educators at Canada’s Agriculture and Food Museum.  Find out more about their education programming at

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