Let’s travel time and space and find out the kinds of foods our ancestors and different indigenous peoples ate. And where we can find those very same foods, today!
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It seems like familiar foods have always been around, right? It might surprise students to learn that, in the scheme of things, some foods are remarkably recent inventions. Others – the world travellers – have come a long way and look very different to the way they did originally. In this clip, Maddy learns how nightshades made their way around the world, from tomatoes to tomatillos. This clip is also great for Music and/or English lessons around poems, rhythms and beats.
The youlk is a native Aussie vegetable from the carrot family. It grows in sandy soil so is perfect for all the land that can’t be used grain growing and grazing.
Free Australian Curriculum-aligned lesson plans, springboards and activities for Yr 3-6.