Close message Scootle will be undergoing maintenance between 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm today, 25 November 2021. You may experience intermittent connection at this time.

Search results

Refine by topic

Main topic Specific topic Related topic
Listed under:  Crop cultivation
Video

The Australian cotton story

This is a nine-minute video about cotton cultivation in Australia and cotton's importance for Australians. Intended for a mid to upper primary school audience, it depicts a family sowing, irrigating, spraying and harvesting cotton on their farm at Dalby, Queensland. It also illustrates the life cycle of the cotton plant ...

Video

How to grow a pair of jeans

This is a slideshow for primary students that traces the steps in cotton production and processing from seeds to jeans. The ten slides in the show use photographs and relatively simple text to cover ground preparation for the cotton crop; seed planting; irrigation and the efficient use of water by Australian cotton farmers; ...

Image

'Cultivation paddock, Challicum', c1850

This is a watercolour by Duncan Cooper that shows the cultivation paddock at Challicum, a sheep run west of Ballarat in western Victoria. Two figures in the foreground are manually harvesting a cereal crop, while on the left of the paddock, a bullock-drawn dray collects the stooks (bundles) of harvested crop. The various ...