Smart Farming virtual classrooms offer primary school students a free, curriculum-linked 30-minute session that brings a farmer into the classroom!
Hosted on Zoom over school terms 2 and 3, the program delivers themed sessions through Life on the Farm for lower primary students and Farming for the Future for upper primary students. Featuring a guest farmer, students and teachers will get an introduction to red meat and livestock farming, on-farm sustainability, and technology used across Australian beef, sheep and goat farming.
Sessions are curriculum-linked, include quizzes to test knowledge, farmer Q&A time and optional student activities for pre/post session use.
Be Your Greatest Teacher Activity Guide
Be Your Greatest Fun Facts and Mini Challenges
Be Your Greatest Recipe book featuring recipes from the sessions
Create your Own Greatest Recipe template with cooking, nutrition and hygiene tips
Australian Good Meat Paddock to Plate education takes viewers on a supply chain journey shares the stories of Australian beef and lamb production in immersive 360-degree vision that can be viewed through virtual reality, desktop or mobile devices.
Educators can explore this further with their students through these Australian Good Meat Education resources –
Click on the 'Watch the 360 video buttons' below to view the videos on the web using screen controls to move around. For a true VR experience download the MLA VR app at the Apple and Google stores for device viewing.
Designed for 2-3 players at one time the Cattle and sheep farming today board game can be played the same as if playing a traditional table-top board game, except in a digital format! Players spin the windmill and move around the squares on the board. Landing on a purple square poses a statement or question relating to cattle and sheep farming that will dictate if you advance or move backwards. Click on play the boardgame that includes How to Play instructions once in the game.
Experience the story of Australian lamb production in immersive 360-degree virtual reality.Learn about Australian lamb
Experience the story of Australian beef production in immersive 360-degree virtual reality.Learn about Australian beef