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.
The project provides a real-life context for pupils to explore the health and environmental problems faced by the 3 billion people globally who cook on open fires or traditional cook stoves. It can be used to deliver parts of the UK's Science and Design and Technology curriculum or an enrichment day.
This resource, written for Bristol's Young Cook competition in conjunction with Bristol City Council Public Health and Sugar Smart Bristol, beautifully combines D.T. and maths to challenge the children to be designers with a real life purpose.
This mouthwatering resource, written for Bristol's Young Cook competition in conjunction with Bristol City Council Public Health and Sugar Smart Bristol not only provides the perfect launchpad for the competition itself but also for any block of persuasive writing, using the power of TV adverts as inspiration.
Inspire your pupils to focus on food, and improve their writing skills at the same time! These fantastic resources from Focus on Food show how elements of English can be delivered in a hands-on and engaging way, when linked with cooking activities.
Inspire your pupils to focus on food, and improve their Maths skills at the same time! These fantastic resources from Focus on Food show how elements of Maths can be delivered in a hands-on and engaging way, when linked with cooking activities.
Children are constantly bombarded with information about the negative impact of human activity on the Earth, and particularly how we’re affecting the climate. The aim of this resource is to encourage 7 to 11 year olds to find out more about where our food comes from and the impact of food production on the environment, with a particular focus on climate change.
Teach KS2 pupils about what's in their food and making healthier swaps. Our everyday food and drink can contain surprisingly high amounts of sugar, meaning most of us are eating more than we realise. Schools can make a difference by using the Be Food Smart resources to help their pupils understand how we can find out how much sugar, saturated fat and salt is in our food and drink, compare different products based on their nutritional content and use all of this information to make healthier choices.