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.
A fun hands on investigation suitable for KS 2-5 (age 7-19) pupils. The Floating Garden Challenge is part of the Girls into Global STEM (GIGS) project aiming to engage pupils, especially girls in STEM subjects
This assembly, written for Bristol's Young Cook competition in conjunction with Bristol City Council Public Health and Sugar Smart Bristol is thought provoking for all ages. Whilst it includes a special challenge for Year 6 it can easily be adapted to the relevant year group.
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.
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.
Learning through Fairtrade opens up a fascinating world, revealing how we are all connected. As well as being thought provoking for children and adults alike it provides endless opportunities for learning, discussion and even to make long lasting change for the better. Start the day with this role-play assembly and think about some of the impacts of not paying a fair price for our food.
English and Maths resources for Key Stage 1, looking at how we can find out what’s in our food and make healthier choices. We’re all eating too much sugar, saturated fat and salt. Our everyday food and drink can contain surprisingly high amounts, meaning most of us are eating more than we realise.
This assembly explains that we are all eating too much sugar, a kind of fat called saturated fat, and salt. There are surprising amounts of sugar, saturated fat and salt in the everyday food and drinks we enjoy. We might seem fine on the outside, but too much sugar and saturated fat can lead to the build-up of harmful fat on the inside that we can’t see. This fat can cause serious diseases in the future.
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.
The Tesco Eat Happy Project is focused on helping children have a better relationship with food, through field trips, live video chats, hands-on cooking and much more. Working with teachers, they’ve created a Resource Hub full of helpful lesson plans, activities and recipes to teach children more about what goes into their food, and encourage their interest in cooking and eating healthily. Explore their website here, and help your class to 'eat happy'!