Technology and wool

The Learn About Wool resources provide an ideal opportunity for Year 8 students to gain an appreciation of how a science understanding influences the way we manage agricultural landscapes in a sustainable way.

The following curriculum-based resource package includes a variety of interactive resources, including downloadable PDF factsheets, websites age-appropriate video clips and publications.

A range of Learn About Wool (primary and secondary) factsheets is available to meet the needs of a wide range of students, and can be accessed from this site.

Links with the Australian Curriculum

Students can investigate the following resources to help them describe how technologies have been applied to modern farming techniques to improve yields and sustainability and recognise the role of knowledge of the environment and ecosystems in wool production systems.

Science as a human endeavour

People use science understanding and skills in their occupations and these have influenced the development of practices in areas of human activity (ACSHE136)