Food Connections

Food Connections introduces pupils to thinking about where the food they eat is grown and the impact for farmers in Africa and Europe.

Years: 4, 5, 6

Duration: 60mins

Curriculum Objectives: 1

Subject: PSHE


Resource Overview

A lesson designed to demonstrate that food and farming is connected across continents and that there are positive and negative impacts on stakeholders involved in farming caused by the foods we choose in Europe. Playing dominoes has never been more thought provoking!

 

With thanks to Practical Action for allowing us to share this resource.


Resource Assets

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Lesson Plan

A succinct, easy to follow and comprehensive lesson plan.

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PowerPoint Presentation

Designed to start discussion around the positive and negative impacts on stakeholders involved in farming.

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Where does our food come from? Student Activity

Requires students to use maps to depict food journeys

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My Food Choices. Student Activity

Delve deeper into the social and cultural impacts of food miles.

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Domino Set - Europe

The aim of the game is to plot the story of a farmer growing beans on a medium sized farm in the UK. Each domino has information about the people (stakeholders) involved in one local food journey within Europe.

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Domino Set - Africa to Europe

The aim of this activity is to plot the story of a farmer in Africa who grows and exports his beans to Europe.


Curriculum Objectives