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This infographic shows students the ways in which technology can be applied to a modern farming situation. The growth of technology in farming also opens up new career opportunities, and for students interested In working with these types of technologies, this infographic outlines way that those skills can be applied to the agricultural industry.
The Beef By-Products poster provides students with a comprehensive look at the large variety of products that are made using beef cattle. This resource can be used to help students appreciate the broad Impact of agricultural pursuits and assists in getting students to look beyond the idea a farmer simply produces 'meat' and the ways In which agriculture Impacts day-to-day life.
Use the first mindmap to see the links and build cross curriculum programs that challenge students to work on a project that begins with a question without a clear answer. Start by looking inside the circle to choose anything farmed for commercial use in NSW and create links with Science, Technology and Math themes. Find the Engineering from STEM in the Design & Make process to complete the project. Create the question anywhere along the value chain; production, processing & manufacturing, researching and developing, transporting, marketing, packaging, preparing or consuming. Four suggestions are illustrated on the second Agriculture Mindmap.