Food and Drink
Suitable for: KS2
This comprehensive resource looks at farming matters using picture sets and lots of creative ideas to find out about how food is produced.
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 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. You will need to source some different apples or create information about different kinds of apples. Print out the grid and cards and ask pupils to fill it in detailing information about their apples and to evaluate which apple is the most sustainable.
Soil and Crop Rotation
Sustainable Food Personality Quiz
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.
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.