How Are Tractors Connected to Space?

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How Are Tractors Connected to Space?

Tuesday 14th March 11:00AM – 11:45AM

Join us to meet Farmer Eveey to answer these questions and learn about the different parts of a tractor, the materials they are made from and why each material has been chosen for each job. We’ll then discover how Eveey’s clever tractors drive themselves and all the other important jobs they do.

Lesson Guide

Learning Objectives
  • To identify and name a variety of every day materials
  • To describe the simple physical properties of a variety of every day materials
Before the Lesson

Prepare your students to take part in the live lesson by asking them to think about questions they would like to ask our expert speaker, Farmer Eveey. You can even record your best ones and share them using the button at the top of the page.

Don’t worry, there will be plenty more opportunities to submit your questions during the lesson too.

If you would like your school name to feature in the end credits, you can submit your request here. 

After the Lesson

Extend your students’ learning with these activities. Don’t forget to share your photos with us on @NFUEducation on Twitter and Instagram!

The Stars of The Show!

Jennie Devine

NFU Education


Joshua Payne

Chief Education


Eveey Hunter

Arable Farmer



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