Food is hugely important. And yummy! Good food helps us to grow well and be active. It plays an important part in family and community life, whether that is eating dinner all together, celebrating a birthday or feasting with friends. Food can make us feel great. But the food we eat can have a big impact on our planet. Did you know that, globally, food systems account for about one quarter (25%) of all man-made greenhouse emissions? That’s a big contribution to climate change - more than global transport, and about the same as the production of electricity and heat.
Cities shape our health and well being and people’s decision-making shapes cities. This lesson plan allows children to find their voice and develop their scientific, communication and decision-making skills in order to influence change.
It’s all grow! Use this handy resource pack to watch three of our intrepid explorers visit a carrot farm to discover what plants need to grow. Then plant your own carrots and record their growth using our fantastic carrot diary.
Join the presenting team on Woolas Grange Farm to investigate using their senses and then create your own sensory trail using the lesson plan, recording templates and station ideas. A fantastic practical science lesson loved by learners.
Spring has sprung on the farm. Take a tour on Upper Walton Farm during lambing season and find out all about the life cycles of some of the animals on the farm. Use the life cycles cards to think about how it all fits together and test your baby animal knowledge with the Baby Baby Baby quiz.
Join three of intrepid explorers from Wombridge Primary School and Farmer Rob as they investigate the habitat of the hedgerow. Investigate the types of creature that live in this vital part of the farm and the amazing jobs that they do.
This resource pack for KS3 (age 11-14) pupils is about climate change and the effects it will have on people around the world. It emphasises the increasing unpredictability of the weather and explores ways people might prepare for the, apparently inevitable, ‘wild weather’ - floods and droughts. It also introduces the notion of food security.