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You may have noticed that the Agrication site is looking a little different. 

The old site has been disestablised, however you will still find all the resources below.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch here

Primary

Take a look here to find resources and support available for teaching and learning at Years 1-8.

 
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Pet Day & Calf Club Event - Delivery Guide

Year 1 - 8

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This resource has been designed to help you plan and run a Pet Day/Calf Club Event. Throughout this resource, you will find activities that cater to children who have farm animals as pets, those with household pets and children who do not have pets at all. Along with this booklet, you can download resources for the Baking and Colouring Competitions. 

Pet Day & Calf Club Event - Baking Competition

Year 1 - 8

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Recipes for Baking Competition at a Pet Day & Calf Club Event.

Pet Day & Calf Club - Colouring Competition

Year 1 - 8

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Pictures for a Colouring in Competition at a Pet Day & Calf Club Event.

Bigger & Better - Agriscience Module

Year 7 - 8

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5 Lessons

‘Bigger and Better,’ is an inquiry based Science and Technology Unit. This resource supports year 7 – 8 learners to develop achievements for levels three to four science within the context of sheep and/or beef farming whose key focus is on bigger and better meat production.
‘Bigger and Better,’ covers activities that will help your learners explore the relationship between science and farming, gain knowledge about the main breeds of livestock that contribute to the red meat industry, investigate farming techniques that produce a high quality and quantity of animals and gain a basic understanding of how genetic science is applied to farming practices in NZ.

Boots & All - Social Studies Module

Year 7 - 8

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7 Lessons

A future-focused social inquiry for years 7–8 students, debunking myths and stereotypes about the agricultural sector of New Zealand’s primary industries.

Babydoll Sheep in the Vineyard - Creative Writing

Year 6 - 8

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This worksheet introduces students to innovations used in New Zealand's viticulture industry, by exploring the use of Babydoll sheep to control the grass and weeds in vineyards. Students will produce a piece of creative writing which imagines a day in the vineyards from the sheep's perspective.

Using Drones to Muster - Creative Writing

Year 6 - 8

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A Creative Writing prompt which asks students to research the uses of agricultural drones and investigate local agri-drone businesses.

NZ Food Production - Research Worksheet

Year 6 - 8

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This worksheet teaches students about the variety of high-quality food produced in New Zealand and invites them to investigate the importance of NZ's produce in the global market.

Wheat Harvesting & Bread - Explanation Writing

Year 6 - 8

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Students will research how wheat is produced, processed and used to make a variety of foodstuffs. Using a flowchart to outline the process, they will then produce a piece of writing explaining the different steps involved.

Secondary

From globalisation and sustainability to recessive and dominant traits in sheep and cattle breeding, our resources offer contextualized learning to appeal to the varied interests of your students.

 
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Red Meat Industry - Business & Economics

Year 9 - 10

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This teaching and learning resource supports teachers to create learning opportunities for students studying within the social studies curriculum. It will introduce the study of business and economics to students in Years 9 (Level 4) and 10 (Level 5), through the context of the Red Meat Industry (RMI), with specific reference to the beef and lamb industry.

Farming for Ideas - English & Creative Writing

Year 11

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This activity requires students to write a creative short story that explores a theme within a New Zealand farming context.

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