Cattle and Sheep Farming today – virtual classrooms

About the Virtual Classroom

Meat and Livestock Australia’s virtual classroom Cattle and Sheep Farming today gives your K-6 students an exciting and engaging opportunity to talk to a working Aussie farmer.

Students will learn about:

  • How farmers look after their animals and plants on their farm.
  • How different climates affect farms and the type of animals kept on them.
  • How technology is used to help run farms efficiently and sustainably.

Students will have the opportunity to complete interactive quizzes and to speak directly to a guest farmer to ask any questions they have about life on a farm.

The virtual classroom will last for 45 minutes and there is no limit to the number of students that can attend a session.

Term 2 Sessions available:

  • May 21st at 11am or 2pm AEST
  • May 22nd at 11am or 2pm AEST
  • June 4th at 11am or 2pm AEST

To find out more and to access curriculum links and the online booking form –

Primary Classroom Resources

Each participating classroom will receive a free activity pack including 2 posters and a cattle eartag activity so you can continue your learning in the classroom. There is also a variety of resources available for teachers and students at including:

  • Digital interactive lessons from Foundation to Year 6 with supporting lesson plans.
  • A ‘Virtual Farm’ where students can navigate around a digital farm, meet real Aussie farmers and watch videos.
  • Study guides covering curriculum outcomes including lesson plans, activities and worksheets.