Food and Drink
Suitable for: KS2 and KS3
A range of lesson plans and workshops about egg farming, including a designing an egg farm activity, charting the egg production systems and activities on free range and battery chickens.
Food Chains and Farming
Suitable for: KS1 and KS2
Short activity introducing pupils to food chains on the farm through a game and discussion.
Food Miles Assembly and Lesson Plan
Suitable for: KS2
An assembly outline and lesson plan exploring food miles and climate change.
Genetically Modified Food
How sustainable is your apple?
Suitable for: KS 2 - 4 and adult
A worksheet which allows pupils to compare the sustainability issues of different types of apples. Issues include packaging, country of origin, how it was grown and where it was bought. Print out the grid and cards and ask pupils to fill it in detailing information about their apples.
Soil and Crop Rotation
Sustainable Food Personality Quiz
World Food Day
Suitable for KS2, KS3
Action Aid have resources availiable for your school to learn about World Food Day. They have posters to publicise the day and power point presentations to enable debate around some of the world's big food issues.
Oxfam World Food Day resources
Suitable for KS2, KS3 and KS4
International World Food Day on 16th October is an ideal time to start exploring what food means for people around the world. Resources include assemblies, lesson plans and activities associated with the global food crisis.
Enough Food For Everyone
Suitable for KS2, KS3 and KS4
A power point introduction to Enough Food for Everyone If and an overview of the campaign - including the challenges it's tackling, the solutions being proposed, the changes it wants to see, and how young people can get involved. This presentation could be used in assembly, form time, circle time, or as part of a full lesson.
Just Eat It!
Suitable for KS2
ActionAid supply a variety of resources called Just Eat It!
Scroll down the page to reach the PowerPoint Food Sustainability in Chembakolli which explains why we should cut down on food waste and how to make the best from our food crops. Curriculum links KS2 Citzenship, Geography and English
Suitable for KS2 Geography and PSHE citizenship
The KS2 Just Eat It! booklet looks at issues connected with food such as Poverty, Waste, Climate Change and Food Prices through providing lesson ideas and activity sheets. There are also a number of photocards that go with the lesson ideas which can be downloaded. Photocard 1 Photocard 2 Photocard 3 Photocard 4 Photocard 5 Photocard 6 Photocard 7 Photocard 8
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Suitable for KS3 Geography and PSHE
Just Eat It! investigates how we waste food and the ways in which we can eat more sustainability using case studies from some of the countries ActionAid works in. The resources include case studies, lesson ideas, activity sheets, debate cards and templates.
Grains Education Pack
Suitable for KS1, KS2 and KS3
The Grains Education Pack shows the importance of grains and bread to people all over the world, includes information on cereal growing in the UK and details on how to grow your very own mini wheat field. This interesting educational pack also has plenty of other information and activities for children to try.
Supporting Materials and Projects
The Food for Life programme has a range of curriculum resources available.
A range of resources from teaching cooking techniques to simple recipes to get your pupils cooking.