Happy Horticulturalists – School Garden 101

SmartLessons

Does your school have its own vege garden?

Here are a few ideas on how to build one or how to add to your current garden.

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Design

Indoor:

Plants you can grow in your classroom

Years 1 – 3

Cress Head

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Spring Onions

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Simply cut the spring onions a few cms from the end and put them into either water or soil. This example used old toilet rolls.

Outdoor:

Recyclable materials

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Ecomaths – Recycling Start clip at 6:20

In this episode, Stefan visits a vast recycling plant to explore how 2-D and 3-D shapes are used to sort and reuse rubbish, and visits a school that uses recycled objects in many different ways.

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Ecomaths – Snail VS Lamb

Will Snails be coming to a dinner plate near you in the future?

What is the future of agriculture?

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Food Unwrapped Specials – Meat

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Horizon – Hungry Challenge

How do you fight hunger in the 21st Century? Horizons looks at the importance of drought-tolerant crops and the need to combat food insecurity in the developing and developed world. It also examines the need to clean up our oceans and manage our agriculture in a smarter way.

Can we look to the past to learn about sustainability in the future?

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First Footprints

9,000 years ago people in Australia were learning to manipulate available plants and animals to increase food resources. They transformed an entire continent into a fully sustainable estate, until outsiders arrived

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