• Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA)

Using technology and design in agriculture

Using technology and design in agriculture

Year 7 8 Design and Technologies – Using technology and design in agriculture. Is there an app. for that?

Content Description:

  • Investigate the ways in which products, services and environments evolve locally, regionally and globally through the creativity, innovation and enterprise of individuals and groups. (ACTDEK030)
  • Analyse how food and fibre are produced when designing managed environments and how these can become more sustainable (ACTDEK032)

This resource aims to have students: 1. explore the role of technology and innovation in agriculture and recognise the fact that they have always played a significant role in the industry; 2. analyse some of the issues experienced in producing food and fibre; 3. further explore how products and services in agriculture have changed over time to manage issues such as climate variability and predict future developments; and 4. by designing their own app, innovation or invention to assist in overcoming issues experienced in the production of food and fibre, contemplate the role technology and innovation has in making farming more productive and sustainable

Teacher Guide – Using Technology and Design in Ag (577KB)
Teacher Guide – Using Technology and Design in Ag (2MB)
Slides – Tech Design Innov in Australia (300KB)
Slides – Tech Design Innov in Australia (23KB)
Slides – Problems Faced by Agriculture (421KB)
Slides – Problems Faced by Agriculture (80KB)
Technology Cards – Timeline of technology in Agriculture (1MB)
Technology Cards – Timeline of technology in Agriculture (22KB)

http://www.primezone.edu.au/uploaded_files/resource_uploads/import/AFY7_8Design_and_Technologie_Updated.pdf

Keywords

innovation