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Resource - Activity Ideas - Year 5

These Year 5 activity ideas will encourage students to research information about dairy farms and what life would be like to live on one. Encourage students to use resources from the Discover Dairy website for inspiration and ideas for content. (Size: 115Kb)

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Inquiry Unit - Years 5 and 6

This Year 5 to Year 6 'Sustainable Dairy Farming' resource, follows an inquiry based approach and endeavours to use information about dairy farming as stimulus for the learning journey, so students can become internally motivated to explore and make connections. This unit investigates and explores the processes dairy farmers use to ensure the growth and survival of their animals and pastures and explores new and existing practices used on Australian dairy farms to care for the environment. (Size: 180Kb)

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History of dairy farming

This video explains how dairy farming started in Australia, with dairy cows arriving on the First Fleet in 1788. For over 200 years, Australia’s dairy farmers have been producing high quality dairy foods we enjoy every day, such as milk, cheese and yoghurt.

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Resource - History of dairy farming in Australia

Learn the history of dairy farming in Australia

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