Nomcast Onions Special Part 1: Soil health

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It’s right under your feet, and it’s full of life! We take a deep dive into what happens when organic matter gets mixed and blended to make the fabulousness of rich soil that affects the food we eat. On the way we meet some sneak thieves and witness a magic trick. View the quiz answers, credits and lesson ideas here.

Lesson Plans

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Free Australian Curriculum-aligned lesson plans, springboards and activities for Yr 3-6.

Nomcast Onions Special Part 1: Soil health

Yr Level

Learning Area

Curriculum Code
Growing Australia
7 8 9 10
Design Technologies Geography Agricultural Technology Agriculture Food Studies
ACTDEK029 ACTDEK041 ACHGK061 ACHGK062 ACHGK063
Hort Heroes – Onion Growers
9
Work Studies, Agricultural Technology, Agriculture Food Studies
ACWSCL006 ACWSCL010 ACWSCL011 ACWSCL008
Nomcast Onions Special Part 1: Soil health
Growing Australia
Yr Level
7 8 9 10
Learning Area
Design Technologies Geography Agricultural Technology Agriculture Food Studies
Curriculum Code
ACTDEK029 ACTDEK041 ACHGK061 ACHGK062 ACHGK063
Hort Heroes – Onion Growers
Yr Level
9
Learning Area
Work Studies, Agricultural Technology, Agriculture Food Studies
Curriculum Code
ACWSCL006 ACWSCL010 ACWSCL011 ACWSCL008

Factastical #8

Building a spiral shaped planter for your herbs is a great way to make sure they all get a good amount of water.