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.
Can your class help Shaun the Sheep find a way to extend the growing season for the vegetable patches and produce enough food for all the animals in his sustainable city? Use the short 'Winter is Coming' mission on our online game Sustainable Shaun as a starter with your class to introduce what plants need to grow and thrive.
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.