Rations – Survival of a Soldier

  • Terms 1-4
  • $8 per student
  • Education shelter, outside the Army Museum
  • 60-90 minutes
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This programme is for the following year groups: Year 3 , Year 4-6, Year 7-8, Year 9-10, Year 11-13.

Cook and eat an authentic soldier ration pack. Reflect on how technology and science has improved what soldiers eat and how soldiers are provided food while in the field. How much food do you need to survive for 24 hours – compare a modern ration pack with World War I rations.

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