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Farmer Dave’s Food, Fibre and Fuel – Schools

Understanding our Aboriginal past to our sustainable farming future in the ‘living world’!

Students will be taken on an educational and entertaining journey that explores the use of water conservation, crop and animal development to meet the needs of an ever changing global system.

Highlights

  • Suitable for all stages.
  • Presented by Farmer Dave Graham.
  • A hands on incursion including bush games, damper cooking and plant production.
  • Sessions can be structured to align with your school timetable.
  • Up to date Working with Children Check, Risk Assessment and Certificate of Currency provided.

Description

Students will be able to think critically and creatively whilst engaged in hands on activities designed to motivate and activate higher order thinking.

The incursion is presented by Farmer Dave Graham and includes:

  • damper cooking – students will be shown how it is done;
  • physical bush games; and
  • plant production (wheat and chickpeas).

Curriculum & Syllabuses

Agriculture and Food

Animal awareness

NAIDOC

Science

  • Living things have structural features and adaptations that help them to survive in their environment (ACSSU043).
  • The growth and survival of living things are affected by physical conditions of their environment (ACSSU094).

Facilitator Profile

Farmer Dave Graham is a farmer and professional animal behaviourist from Southwest Queensland.  Farmer Dave is well known as a presenter and spokesperson.

Farmer Dave is Australia’s number one live performance host bringing together his love of animals and Australian bush culture to connect audiences with positive modern training methods through entertainment, engagement and education!

Farmer Dave is well known for his amazing Muttley Crew through which he shares insights on building better bonds with our furry (and non-furry!) family through training, sports and socialisation.

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