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Consumer requirements for commercial plant products

Lesson Overview:

This Stage 6 (Year 11) Agriculture lesson is designed to allow students to gain an understanding about the characteristics and features of the Radiata Pine that are important to Forestry producers and consumers. Students will learn about the importance of this species to the Australian economy and recognise how important it is that the industry can produce trees that meet the desired specifications in this plant production system.

Strand Content Description

A student:

  • P2.1 describes the biological and physical resources and applies the processes that cause changes in plant production systems
  • P3.1 explains the role of decision-making in management and marketing of agricultural products in response to consumer and market requirements

Students learn about:

  • Consumer and market requirements for commercial products

Students learn to:

  • Recognise the features of plant products that are important to consumers

Key Competencies

  • Collecting, analysing and organising information
  • Communicating ideas and information
  • Using technology

Year Level/s:


Key Curriculum Areas / Subject:

Agriculture Yr 11 & 12

National Curriculum Codes:


Strand Content Description:

Agriculture Yr 11 & 12

General Capabilities:

Critical and Creative Thinking, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Literacy, Personal and Social Capabilities

Cross Curriculum Priorities:


Curriculum Connections:


ScOT Catalogue Terms:

Agriculture, Forestry, Plant Structure and Function, Resource Management


Forests - Ecology and Natural Processes, Forestry Products - Processing and Technology, Forest Futures - Carbon Renewable Resources and Innovation

Resource Type/s:

Primary: Lesson Plan


Consumer requirements for commercial plant products

Teacher Resource

Teacher Lesson Plan and Guide - Plant Products

File Size: 474.24 kb
File Type: PDF


Student Resource

Student Worksheet - Plants Products

File Size: 545.01 kb
File Type: PDF


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