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All about eggs

Using fun interactive curriculum linked games, All about Eggs teaches primary school children aged 5-12 years crucial information about egg production and consumption, enabling them to improve their literacy and numeracy skills whilst deepening their kn... Learn more

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Geography
Science
Technology

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website

Alpacas – resources for primary school teachers

The Australian Alpaca Association Ltd. has designed a booklet to help primary school teachers introduce 'alpacas as a farming alternative' into their classrooms. The downloadable pdf file includes information and classroom activity sheets that support lea... Learn more

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English
Geography
Science

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file

Alpacas – resources for secondary school teachers

The Australian Alpaca Association Ltd. has designed a study guide on Alpacas for secondary school students. It includes information and activities on breeds, husbandry, nutrition, health, economics and markets. Further sources of information are also sugg... Learn more

SUBJECT

Business
Science

TYPE

file

Animals in Schools – compliance (NSW)

This web site can assist schools to satisfy the requirements of the Animal Research Act 1985 (NSW) and the Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. This advice applies to all schools of the NSW Department of Edu... Learn more

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Health
Science
Technology

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website

Animals in Schools – livestock handling videos

A series of 15 videos on Youtube produced by LearningNSWDEC to promote best practice livestock handling. The videos include mustering, safety in yards, weighing cattle, routine husbandry practices and cattle and sheep handling. The videos use an understan... Learn more

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Health
Science

TYPE

video

Archibull Prize (competition for schools)

The Archibull Prize is an innovative and fun program which provides student participants with opportunities to meet young farmers and engage in genuine farm experiences, gain knowledge and skills about the production of the food they eat, fibres they use... Learn more

SUBJECT

Art
Science

TYPE

website

Australian agriculture and rural life

An extensive range of documents, maps, photos and other materials on the Discover Collections website of the State Library NSW. Features Australian agriculture and rural life, including sections on life on the land, rural communities, first farms, early l... Learn more

SUBJECT

Geography
History

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website

Australian Cotton Story

A new video (Dec 2014) for high school students about sustainable cotton farming and the cotton industry. This 9 minute video features interviews with growers and people from across the supply chain and beautiful imagery. It meets curriculum outcomes in y... Learn more

SUBJECT

History
Science
Technology

TYPE

video

Australian made

A kit of primary school resources to help students learn about how goods get from paddock to plate and factory to family; and the importance and benefits of buying locally made and grown products. Resources include an animated e-book, activity sheets, les... Learn more

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English
Geography
Science

TYPE

activity

Australian Organic Schools

Register online for this free education program developed to teach children about where their food comes from and the benefits of organics for their health and the environment.... Learn more

SUBJECT

Geography
Health
Science

TYPE

website

Australian Beef Industry Fast Facts For Schools

Australia is the world's second largest exporter of beef. This two-page PDF provides lists of similar industry facts and statistics about the national beef cattle herd, production, consumption and exports. Teachers or students can develop understanding of... Learn more

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Science
Technology

TYPE

file

A closer look at rain forests

A factsheet and worksheet combined to help students explore questions around rainforests including; location, features and adaptations of rainforests.... Learn more

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Geography
Science

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website