9 Dig It! (Term 4, Option 2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Green

Explore your own backyard with fresh eyes. We will be looking at how/why plants are the way they are in the lab, get hands-on in our school community garden and look at innovations in agriculture and horticulture, making NZ world leaders in food and fibre production. Learners should be willing to get their hands dirty and get stuck into our school garden.

Learning Areas:



10 Growing New Zealand (Semester 1)

Career Pathways

Nursery Grower/Worker, Quarantine Officer, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Beekeeper, Arborist, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forestry Scientist, Landscaper, Farmer/Farm Manager, Groundsperson, Biosecurity Officer, Orchard Farmer/Manager