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One tree makes copy paper: discovering Australia's plantation forests

Students will learn about Australian plantation forests, the advantages/disadvantages of these types of forests (environmentally... Learn more

SUBJECT

Geography
Science

TYPE

Activity, Work Sheet

One Year at Tocal

A photo series taken between June 2017 and May 2018 showing the impact of a dry spell and subsequent rainfall. A teachers... Learn more

SUBJECT

Science
Technologies

TYPE

Video

Out and about on farms

This unit consists of a pdf resource and two supporting videos. It aims to help teachers and students in junior primary classes... Learn more

SUBJECT

Geography
Technologies

TYPE

Multiple

Out and about on farms! (Video and worksheet)

This is a video about looking at farming sustainably. Thyne McGreggor works as a sheep and cattle producer with Willalooka... Learn more

SUBJECT

Geography
Technologies

TYPE

Video

Oyster microscopy

Produced by a commercial oyster growing company in Tasmania, this web site provides a series of microscopy slides in a Powerpoint... Learn more

SUBJECT

Science

TYPE

Website

Paddock to Plate: Fresh and Processed Foods

Students are asked to consider the source of their food, whether it is plant, animal or human made and that most food must... Learn more

SUBJECT

English
Mathematics
Science
Technologies

TYPE

Website

Paddock to Plate: Get your hands on my food

Students will explore food in a hands-on manner to consider the changes raw food goes through to become a familiar food.... Learn more

SUBJECT

Science
Technologies

TYPE

Website

Paddock to Plate: Where does my food come from?

A set of three resources offering an inquiry based approach to: investigating food and fibre production and food technologies... Learn more

SUBJECT

English
Technologies

TYPE

Website

Paddock/Ocean to Plate - video

This video is about where food comes from and how it is produced. It uses cut out animation and a spoken commentary with... Learn more

SUBJECT

Geography
Technologies

TYPE

Video

Pests and 'beneficials' in Australian cotton landscapes

A 98 page pdf guide about integrated pest management in cotton. It includes sections on pest management principles and practices,... Learn more

SUBJECT

Science
Technologies

TYPE

File

Pests and diseases in the plantation forestry industry

This Agriculture lesson is a research activity to allow students to gain an understanding about one forestry plantation pest... Learn more

SUBJECT

Science

TYPE

Activity, Work Sheet

Phenomenom

A free digital program for kids and teachers of grades 3-6, integrating food literacy into subject areas including Science... Learn more

SUBJECT

English
Health and Physical Education
Science
Technologies
Arts

TYPE

Multiple

Plan it! Safety in the forest

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SUBJECT

Geography
Science

TYPE

Activity, Work Sheet

PlanetArk - Schools tree day resources

The Planet Ark, Schools Tree Day website provides lessons and activities for students to understand the needs of trees and... Learn more

SUBJECT

TYPE

Website

Plantation vs natural and softwoods vs hardwoods

In this lesson students will examine and compare different forests types. They will learn how to identify major tree types... Learn more

SUBJECT

Geography
Science

TYPE

Website

Plants in agriculture

Information, resources and activities designed to assist HSC Agriculture students. Includes: managing plant production; the... Learn more

SUBJECT

Science
Technologies

TYPE

Website

Ports and the marine environment

A series of web pages and photos, including downloadable curriculum materials and student activity sheets. Students will... Learn more

SUBJECT

Business and Economics
Science

TYPE

Website

Postcard from Barooga at harvest time

A short video on a farm in Barooga on the Murray River in Victoria. It is a race against time to get the wheat harvested... Learn more

SUBJECT

Geography
Science

TYPE

Video

Postcard from central Queensland - stepping into a grazier's boots

A great video on a sheep and cattle station in central Queensland during drought. It shows drought feeding the sheep and... Learn more

SUBJECT

Geography
Science

TYPE

Website

Postcard from Port Lincoln, the tuna town

A short video on Port Lincoln in South Australia, reputedly the seafood capital of the country. It shows footage of the early... Learn more

SUBJECT

Geography
Science

TYPE

Website

Postcard from Preston - Rena's story

A short video of early morning on a farm in Preston, northern Tasmania. On a short walk Rena shows us the scenic countryside... Learn more

SUBJECT

Geography

TYPE

Video

Powerful Potatoes

A highly engaging five week cross-curricula program for years 2-3 with a focus on potatoes.... Learn more

SUBJECT

English
Geography
Mathematics

TYPE

Activity, Multiple

Practical Investigation of Soil

his lesson is designed to allow students to engage in a series of experimental and research activities in order to develop... Learn more

SUBJECT

Science

TYPE

Activity, Work Sheet

Prawn Farming - video

This video interviews a Gold Coast prawn farmer, and describes the prawn farming industry, the business he manages, and the... Learn more

SUBJECT

Business and Economics
Technologies

TYPE

Video