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.
In this Scratch computing lesson, guide Shaun the Sheep around a virtual world using programming instructions, exploring energy hungry appliances, and investigating how to live in a more sustainable way.