Rural Discovery Day

Rural Discovery Day

City kids to learn the rural ropes   

A world of discovery awaited city students at Rural Discovery Day at the Brisbane Showgrounds on April 30 2020.

2020 marks the event's 17th year, with the ‘ag-ucational’ day bringing the country to the city to teach primary school students that food comes from farms, not the supermarket shelf.

What's New This Year

Students will be given the opportunity to learn skills to enter competitions at the Ekka, as long as being able to go into the running to win their class tickets to the Ekka by entering the Awesome Showbag competition.

The activities have been developed to align with the Prep to Year 4 Australian Curriculum in the subject areas of Science, HASS, Literacy and Technologies.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the day work?

Students will be spilt into groups of 60 and given a map to follow through the learning activities on the day.

Each learning experience is 30 minutes long

What to wear?

The students are invited to dress as a farmer. 

What year levels are able to attend?

The narrative has been created to target year levels from Prep to Year 4.  It has been written with key curriculum alignment for each level, with a focus on Food and Fibre and Science

Will food be available for purchase?

The RNA will provide morning tea, however students with dietary requirements are advised to bring their own morning tea.

Have a question?

For more information please contact Ekka's Education and Experience Coordinator:
E: education@ekka.com.au
P: 07 3253 3948