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Brand new beet

Vegetable farmers in Cowra, New South Wales, have seen their market for canned vegetables disappear as consumers switch to fresh food options. Find out how the the Fagan family farm is marching to the 'beet' of a new drum.

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Wombat stew: making wombat soup. Technology and Enterprise

Inspired by the picture book Wombat Stew, lessons involve children in making a booklet called, What went into the stew?, exploring recipe books, describing vegetables, making and evaluating a healthy wombat soup and completing a recipe.

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Fair test: growing tomatoes

Run experiments in a plant research laboratory. Investigate the effects of different variables on the growth of tomatoes. Research the answers to questions about how to achieve optimum hydroponic growth conditions. Examine the effect of key variables on growth: nitrogen, temperature, light intensity and light duration. ...

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Fair test: growing peas

Run experiments in a plant research laboratory. Investigate the effects of different variables on the growth of peas. Research the answers to questions about how to achieve optimum hydroponic growth conditions. Examine the effect of key variables on growth: nitrogen, temperature, light intensity and light duration. This ...

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Fair test: growing lettuce

Run experiments in a plant research laboratory. Investigate the effects of different variables on the growth of lettuces. Research the answers to questions about how to achieve optimum hydroponic growth conditions. Examine the effect of key variables on growth: nitrogen, temperature, light intensity and light duration. ...

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Create a soil environment [no spoken instructions]

Grow flowers or vegetables in a garden bed. Compare results when adding things such as water, organic matter, digging tools and earthworms.

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Create a soil environment [includes spoken instructions]

Grow flowers or vegetables in a garden bed. Compare results when adding things such as water, organic matter, digging tools and earthworms.

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Fair test

Run experiments in a plant research laboratory. Investigate the effects of different variables on the growth of lettuces, peas and tomatoes. Research the answers to questions about how to achieve optimum hydroponic growth conditions. Examine the effect of key variables on growth: nitrogen, temperature, light intensity and ...

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Mari kita makan

Explore an Indonesian market and find out how to barter. Choose one of three shopping lists of ingredients for an Indonesian recipe. Visit the market with your Indonesian friend. Browse at the stalls to find out about the items on offer and to find three items from your list. Barter for items with the vendor. Visit all ...

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Pink fir apple variety of potatoes

This is a colour photograph of potato ('Solanum tuberosum') tubers. The potatoes are the pink fir apple variety and are long, knobby, cigar-shaped and pink-red in colour. They have just been dug from the soil. This potato variety is a traditional or heritage variety.

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Corn cobs on the stalk

This colour image is a photograph of several corn ('Zea mays') plants. Three ears of corn on stalks with the silks pulled back show the yellow colour of the corn kernels. Corn is a grass plant with a long stalk and leaves that grow directly from the stem.

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Picking tomatoes at Geraldton

This is an excerpt from a 6-minute silent documentary entitled 'The new nor' west', filmed in 1929. It shows three men picking tomatoes in a market garden at Geraldton, Western Australia. The tomatoes are seen heaped into containers. An intertitle, introducing the scenes, reads 'Tomatoes - 4 1/2 tons of these big ones were ...

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Chinese gardener, 1930

This is a black-and-white photograph, taken at Toorale station near Bourke in outback New South Wales, of a Chinese man holding a large cauliflower. More cauliflowers are growing in a garden behind him.

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Mari kita makan: teacher resource

This resource has teacher notes and assessment ideas to support the classroom use of the Indonesian LOTE learning object Mari kita makan. The resource includes a profile of the expected student user, a description of the learning object, printable worksheets, extension activities, and lists of further resources related ...

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La mappa misteriosa: episode 5 - Fruitful find

This is episode 5 of a 12-episode video series for Italian language students. This episode focuses on the language to express body aches and pains and to describe and buy some fruits, vegetables and herbal teas. The episode is set near Bologna, in the historical maritime city of Ravenna, where the characters visit a real ...

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La mappa misteriosa: episode 5 - vocabulary and grammar

This is a collection of interactive tutorials and activities that focus on the Italian vocabulary and grammar at the centre of episode 5 of 'La mappa misteriosa'. They cover the words for colours, fruits and vegetables, and aches and pains; the verb 'avere'; and the compound articles 'del', 'della', 'delle', 'degli' and ...

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Choice: nutrition

This is a web page providing reviews of various food products and supplements in terms of nutrition, covering frozen yoghurt, supermarket diet foods and fast food including vegetarian fast food. It also looks at omega-3 supplements, probiotics, protein supplements and beneficial foods - blueberries, fish, ginger and chilli, ...

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Philippines: urban vegetable production

This is a video about a women's community vegetable and herb garden in the Philippines that was made possible by TeleFood, which funds its seeds, tools, fencing and training. The women found the wasteland site, collect all the bottles, tin cans and old tyres used in the garden and supply all the labour. One of the women, ...