GeographyYears 3 - 4The Earth's EnvironmentProtection of EnvironmentsProtection of Environments

Sustainable Agriculture

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

This lesson is an investigation of sustainable farming by looking two case studies, one of cocoa farming on the Ivory Coast and one from a farm in NSW. Students learn about how eating seasonable produce is good for the environment and use websites to think about their own sustainable eating habits. The geographical tool of visual representations is used.
The geographical concepts addressed are place, space, environment and interconnection.

Focus Question

How can farming be sustainable?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASSI076, ACHASSI079, ACHASSI082, ACHASSI075, ACHASSK090, ACHASSI074

NSW Syllabus

GE2-3, GE 2-1, GE2-2

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGK082, VCGGC076, VCGGK083, VCGGC074, VCGGC071, VCGGC072, VCGGC073

Subject

Geography

Years

3 - 4

Topic

The Earth's Environment

Unit

Protection of Environments

Lesson Name

Sustainable Agriculture

Lesson Time

90 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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