Kids centre

SUGARCANE FACT SHEETS

PADDOCK TO PLATE WATER SOIL


The sugarcane production process from paddock to plate. Includes industry facts, alternative uses for cane and a fun quiz. There is also a short fun kids segment on YouTube
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The importance of water in the growing process and how farmers use water effectively and efficiently. Improving water quality and protecting the Great Barrier Reef.
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Healthy soil is vital to grow a good crop of sugarcane. Lists the steps taken by farmers to ensure that their soil contains the nutrients required to ensure a healthy crop
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BIODIVERSITY ONE CROP MANY USES NUTRITION


Cane growers see themselves as guardians of the rainforest and reef. How farmers work with nature to help protect the land, water, birds and animals which live with us.
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Lists a number of other products that can be made from sugarcane. Includes some sugarcane facts, electricity from sugarcane and a map of the growing areas.
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Lists some important nutritional facts about sugar. The key is to balance energy inputs with outputs whilst understanding nutrition.
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HISTORICAL COLOURING IN  

They're all Half Crazy is a historical look at the Australian sugarcane industry.  The publication is now out of print, so we've made the book and movie available for free here
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Smart kids wear helmets
The reef is our back yard 
Another one to choose from
Water maze activity sheet