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Why Farming Matters to the South Downs

The pack for KS1 and 2 describes the South Downs landscape and investigates, by way of case studies, farmers who work there. Find out about the wide variety of crops that are grown and the modern technology used to care for them. Investigate the farm animals that live on the South Downs and learn from the farmers who look after them. Study the landscape features, human settlement, local environment and history of the South Downs. Finally, teachers are provided with comprehensive information about arranging a farm visit.

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