Smart Farming virtual classrooms are a free, 30 minute interactive session that brings the farmer into the classroom!
Hosted on Zoom, the program has been developed for both lower (F-2) and upper primary (3-6) with sessions tailored to these year groupings. The Smart Farming virtual classroom will provide students (and teachers!) with an introduction into red meat farming, sustainable farming practices and technology used in modern farming.
All sessions are curriculum-linked, free to attend and include quizzes and farmer Q&A time.
The Australian Good Meat Paddock to Plate shares the stories of Australian beef and lamb production in immersive 360-degree virtual reality taking viewers from the farm and across the supply chain.
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.
Experience the story of Australian lamb production in immersive 360-degree virtual reality.Watch the 360° Video
Experience the story of Australian beef production in immersive 360-degree virtual reality.Watch the 360° video
Cattle and sheep farming today board game - test your knowledge of cattle and sheep farming with this fun, interactive board game.Play the board game
Virtual classrooms are a free, interactive resource that allow students to engage with industry experts. Smart Farming sessions connect students with real cattle, sheep and goat farmers live on video stream on topics such as sustainability and technology. The Be your greatest series focuses on nutrition with Chef Matt Sinclair and 2021 Olympians where range of pre-recorded virtual classrooms are also available for interaction with your class anytime. All sessions are curriculum-linked, engaging, educational with an opportunity to interact live with quizzes and Q&A.
Free ‘ready-to-teach’ cross-curricular Foundation to Year 10 school resources using the most current Australian red meat industry information. Linked to the Australian Curriculum 9.0 students will learn about on-farm practices, the supply chain, and marketing and nutrition, with a focus on Sustainability as a cross-curriculum priority.