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RIPPER II [online] : growing kids on farms : an education resource for primary schools

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Internet only - free access
Edition:
rev.ed.
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Length:
v.
Publisher:
Moree, N.S.W. : Farmsafe Australia
Year:
2008
ISBN-ISSN:
1876491671
Type:
Electronic resource
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Copies:
1
Abstract:
This resource provides teachers with ideas and activities to promote farm safety and includes curriculum links for all Australian states. RIPPER II aims to provide primary teachers and health educators with ideas and resources to focus on/promote reputable farm safety content aligned the curricula, within the context of learning about farm life and farm environments. In particular, the resource provides teachers with: A background section highlighting evidence-base on injury causes and recommended interventions for child safety on farms; State curriculum links from school entry to upper primary school levels; Units or work and activity sheets; Reviews of independent resources supporting farm safety education; A Story Book, take home resources and CD with image files. Contents: Chapter 1. Foreword and acknowledgements -- Chapter 2. Focus and background information for teachers -- Chapter 3. Links to the primary curriculum -- Chapter 4. Units of work and activity sheets -- Chapter 5. Reviews of independent resources -- Storybook: Geena and Harry's farm -- CD-ROM contains PDF and Word files for reproduction, and image slideshows.
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