The Paddock to Plate Story in Virtual Reality

The Australian Beef and Lamb Paddock to Plate experience shares the story of Australian red meat production in immersive 360-degree virtual reality. Viewers are taken on a journey from the farm right through to the restaurant, learning how Australia produces the greatest beef and lamb in the world.

This experience has been shared with over 100,000 members of the community since launching in 2017.

View the experience for yourself below, or download the virtual reality app at the Apple and Google stores.

 

Curriculum and Syllabuses

Lower (Grades 3/4)

Design and Technologies

Investigate food and fibre production and food technologies used in modern and traditional societies (ACTDEK012)

Recognise the role of people in design and technologies occupations and explore factors, including sustainability that impact on the design of products, services and environments to meet community needs (ACTDEK010)

Primary (Grades 5/6)

Design and Technologies

Investigate how and why food and fibre are produced in managed environments and prepared to enable people to grow and be healthy (ACTDEK021) 

Science

Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment (ACSSU043)

Middle School (Grades 7/8)

Design and Technology/ Tech Mandatory

Analyse how food and fibre are produced when designing managed environments and how these can become more sustainable (ACTDEK032)

Science

Solutions to contemporary issues that are found using science and technology may impact on other areas of society and involve ethical considerations (ACSHE120)

Geography

The classification of environmental resources and the forms that water takes as a resource (ACHGK037)