Dig In! Learning about Life on the Farm and Countryside is an interactive agricultural curriculum designed for primary school students. Broken down into comprehensive topics, Dig In covers all different aspects of farming. These topics range from the Irish farmer, farm animals, healthy eating, food products and farm safety, to earth science, sustainability, food security and the European Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
Teachers - No experience in these topics? No worries! Dig In is divided into four modules according to levels of ability. Each module contains 20 ready-to-go lesson plans and corresponding activities! Furthermore, each lesson plan is linked to strands of the English, Math, Art, Drama, Science, Geography and SPHE curricula.
Module Levels of Ability:
Module 1: Junior and Senior Infants
Module 2: First and Second Class
Module 3: Third and Fourth Class
Module 4: Fifth and Sixth Class
You can download you own copy of Agri Aware's Dig In, below:
Click on the Book Covers to Download Dig In! in English Module 1-4
Click on the Book Covers to Download Dig In! As Gaeilge Roinn 1-4
Dig In Primary School Competition
Want to win a €500 cash prize and Agri Aware Mobile Farm Visit for your class?
Teachers are being asked to complete one suggested activity from three of the following six Dig In! topics: The Irish Farmer, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Cereals and Grasses and Poultry.
Teachers can submit evidence that their class completed the activities by clicking on the button below, and be in with a chance of winning firstprize of €500 and an Agri Aware Mobile Farmvisit to their school and second prize of an Agri Aware Mobile Farm visit to their school.
The competition is open to all primary school levels and entries close on Friday, April 30th, 2021.