A Year 9 class visited a local lavender farm as part of a biotechnology unit investigating the production, packaging and marketing of lavender oil for aromatherapy.


The visit to the lavender farm was used to introduce students to a sequence of lessons focusing on the extraction of oil from the lavender flowers before it could be bottles and packaged.


Lavender oil, essential oil, distillation, aromatherapy, production, packaging, marketing.


    Published 24 November 2007