Course curriculum

  • 1

    Unit Instructions

    • What You Need To Do

  • 2

    All About Cotton

    • Cotton Facts

    • Where Is Cotton Grown?

    • The Australian Cotton Story

    • The Benefits of Cotton

    • Cotton Facts QuickQuiz

  • 3

    Growing Cotton

    • The Cotton Growth Cycle

    • How Does Cotton Grow in Australia?

    • Cotton in Rotation

    • Growing Cotton QuickQuiz

  • 4

    Learning Activities

    • The Water Cycle & Responsible Water Use

    • Activity: Investigating Water Use Around The Home

    • Activity: Irrigating with Siphons

    • Activity: The Benefits of Technology in Farming Cotton

    • Activity: Print Out & Complete the Finding Farms Activity Worksheets Below

  • 5

    Modelling Task - Build a 3D Farm

    • Assessment Task Requirements

    • Drawing A Scale Model of a Cotton Farm

    • Brainstorming Materials to Collect

    • Build Your Sustainable Cotton Farm Model

    • What Have You Learned?

  • 6

    Research Task - Properties of Cotton

    • Properties of Cotton

    • Cotton Fibre Absorption Facts

    • Absorption Experiment

  • 7

    Final Review

    • Checklist of Activities to Include in your Portfolio