Navigating primary industries in to the 21st Century

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This is a unit developed with a learning sequence about the environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields in Australia and across the world.
In this unit, students:

  • explore environmental factors that support crop yields
  • investigate contributing environmental factors why a crop is grown where it is
  • examine the role variability across the landscape and its affect on productivity
  • explore some of the digital technologies being developed to increase crop yields
  • are introduced to emerging technologies that assist with higher crop yields
  • reflect and evaluate on the environmental, economic and technological factors that influence crop yields
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http://primezone.edu.au/resources/YR9-GEO.html

Keywords

precision, agriculture, variable, gps, gis, spatial, soil, variability, landscape, management, temporal

SUBJECT

Geography

CURRICULUM CODE

ACHGK062, ACHGS070, ACHGS067

TYPE

Multiple

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