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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
tech

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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

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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

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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

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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

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history
science
tech

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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

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activity

Australian Organic Schools

Register online for this free education program developed to teach children the knowledge and skills of growing healthy food and the benefits of organic for our health and the environment. Australian Organic Schools educates children about where their foo... Learn more

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geography
health
science

TYPE

website

Beef Industry Fast Facts

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
tech

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

TYPE

website

A day in the life of a butcher

Learn about how a week's work experience helped make a career as a butcher. Meet John Drum has been working as a local butcher in Minyip, a small town in Western Victoria, for 25 years.... Learn more

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business
tech

TYPE

video

A day in the life of a school student on a remote cattle station – Lily

See what school and life is like for students on remote cattle stations.... Learn more

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tech

TYPE

video

A day in the life of a school student on a remote cattle station – Preston

See what school and life is like for students on remote cattle stations.... Learn more

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tech

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video