A focus on the preparations of Tim Lancaster and Keith Chapman, the UK's landscape gardening team for WorldSkills 2007, which takes place in Japan in November.
The pair won the UK Skills selection competition, having reached the formidable standards required to make the team and to stand a chance of winning a medal. They are both in full-time employment.
Tim works for a property developer near Leeds, Keith works for a small business in Yorkshire.
They travel together to Harewood House to meet the head gardener who explains the art and philosophy of a Japanese garden.
This lesson material covers factors to consider before using firearms on farms, environmental issues, hazardous behaviours, basic rules of firearm safety and the safe storage of firearms. The resources finishes with scenarios for students to answer about safe use, storage and licensing. The resource can be used to support student learning in topics Workplace Health & Safety on Farms, Farm Tools and Machinery and The Law & Agriculture. It is applicable to the NSW 7-10 Agricultural Technology course but can be adapted for Stage 6 Agricultural Technology and Vocational Education Primary Industries framework - unit of competency on WHS.
A resource that can be used on Enterprise and extra curricular days or as part of subjects like BTEC Public Services. Students are split into teams and each group has a leader to communicate with their group (who are blindfolded) through the minefield. Whichever group gets through the minefield first is the winner - activity is timed. Time however, is deducted for every 'mine' stepped on. So the initial winning team may not be not be after all.
Animal Care Level1/Level 2 Unit 1 Animal Health, Worksheet for lesson 3 behaviour and temperament in Rabbits and Goats worksheet to consolidate class discussion with a research task to find pictures on rabbits and goats showing signs of stress and ill health.
Animal Care Level1/Level 2 Unit 1 Animal Health, Worksheet for lesson 6 on healthy vs unhealthy faeces in specified common pets. Included are photographs of healthy and unhealthy faeces. A3 enlargement may be advisable.