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From Paddock to Packed Lunch - 17 August 2016 Stream 1 - 10:00

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From Paddock to Packed Lunch


Classifications: Enabled, Events Not to be missed, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Kimberlin Education



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Date: 17 August 2016

Start Time: 10:00

End Time: 10:30

Duration: 30 minutes

Closing Date: Bookings Close 16-Aug-2016

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 7

Non-DEC Positions: 3

Price: Free

KLA Syllabus: Primary

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KLA Keyword/s: farming, living things, life cycles, food production, paddock to plate


Event Overview: In this lesson students will learn about living things, life cycles, basic needs and how animals grow and change by discovering how farmers look after the animals on their farms. They will identify items in a healthy packed lunch and discuss where they came from. Students will role-play the different jobs on a farm and complete interactive quizzes, as well as speak directly to guest farmers and ask any questions they have about life on a farm.

Australian Curriculum Links:
Foundation – Year 2
Design and Technologies: ACTDEK003
Explore how plants and animals are grown for food, clothing and shelter and how food is selected and prepared for healthy eating

Science Understanding: ACSSU002
Living things have basic needs, including food and water

Year 1
Science Understanding: ACSSU017
Living things have a variety of external features
Science as a Human Endeavour: ACSHE022
People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things

Year 2
Science Understanding: ACSSU030
Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves

There are a variety of resources available for teachers at target100.com.au

These include:

Digital, interactive lessons for Stage 1, Stage 2 and Stage 3 with supporting lesson plans
A 'Digital Farm' where students can navigate around the farm, meet real Aussie farmers and watch videos
Study Guides covering curriculum outcomes including lesson plans, activities and worksheets

Please visit http://www.target100.com.au/Hungry-for-Info/Education

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Further Information: For more information about the Video conference and the lessons, please contact Kimberlin Education at enquiries@kimberlineducation.com.au or contact us on 02 9557 7182.

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