Virtual Classroom F-4 – Forest Science Explorers with George the Farmer and Expert Forester Clinton Sim
Join George the Farmer and expert forester Clinton Sim in the pine plantation forests of Mount Gambier, South Australia! The 30-minute recorded session is curriculum-linked for students in years F – 4. Our qualified teacher-facilitator from Kimberlin Education will provide plenty of interaction opportunities for your class, including quiz questions and Q&As with ABC TV’s George the Farmer!
LOG-in to learn about:
- Where does wood and paper come from?
- What do foresters do?
- What is the lifecycle of trees and are they all the same?
- Why is the sustainable management of forests important?
MEET THE EXPERTS:
|Clinton is based in Mount Gambier in South Australia. He loves trees and is passionate about growing the only carbon positive and fully renewable building material in Australia – wood. He has a strong background in plantation establishment and silviculture – the art and science of growing healthy forests to meet a variety of society needs including wood, biodiversity and recreation. Clinton loves sharing his passion for forestry with younger generations.|
|George the Farmer’s vision is a world where kids connect to the earth, food and farm. Based in regional SA, the George the Farmer team create fun picture storybooks about agriculture, music and paddock-to-product videos that can be viewed on YouTube and ABC iView. Curriculum-aligned educators guides for F-4 are also available via their website.|
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