• Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA)

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Sow a Seed, Grow a Feed

Engage young learners’ senses as they grow food from a seed. They can learn about caring for a living thing, experience the joy of watching something grow and harvesting healthy edible food.... Learn more

SUBJECT

geography
science

TYPE

activity

Water for Wildlife

Explore practical ways you can help wildlife in times of extreme heat. This activity allows young people to see the parallels between wild animals’ dependence on clean drinking water for survival and their own. ... Learn more

SUBJECT

english
geography
science

TYPE

activity

Cotton Australia Educational Videos

A range of videos from Cotton Australia about the importance of cotton, where it comes from & how we use it in our lives.... Learn more

SUBJECT

geography
health
science
tech

TYPE

video

Investigate Bees

Bees face some serious biosecurity threats from diseases and pests including introduced bee species that could out-compete our native bees and insects or honey bees.... Learn more

SUBJECT

science

TYPE

activity

Measurement and Trees

Students will gain an understanding of the different ways of measuring the height of a tree in their school yard, backyard or excursion. Measurements taken for professional purposes in forestry will be explored to ground these methods in a real world context. ... Learn more

SUBJECT

math

TYPE

activity

Chicken farming in the living world – Stage 4

This course explores the following inquiry question: What scientific knowledge has influenced the current agricultural practices of the chicken meat industry?... Learn more

SUBJECT

science
tech

TYPE

activity,website

The Science of Crossing and Crops

Students gain an insight into how the ongoing advances in breeding have allowed Australian scientists to deliver better plant varieties to growers.... Learn more

SUBJECT

science

TYPE

file

Cotton Activities for Primary School Students

This set of six activities are all hands-on STEM-inspired projects that can be carried out at home or in the classroom.... Learn more

SUBJECT

math
science

TYPE

file

Know Your Drinks

In this unit, students explore Australian Guide to Healthy Eating advice to 'drink plenty of water' and the range of health benefits this provides.... Learn more

SUBJECT

health
science
tech

TYPE

activity,work-sheet

All About Milks

In this unit students will explore the health benefits of milk and milk related products and use food labels to guide healthy choices.... Learn more

SUBJECT

health
science
tech

TYPE

activity,work-sheet

Understanding Sustainable Food Systems

In this unit, students learn about the parts of the food supply chain that work together to form a food system.... Learn more

SUBJECT

civics
tech

TYPE

activity,work-sheet

Food Systems

This unit introduces students to the different systems for production in the food industry such as growing, harvesting, processing, packaging, transporting, marketing, consumption, and disposal of food and food-related items.... Learn more

SUBJECT

health
tech

TYPE

activity,work-sheet