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Year 5 - stage 10

This resource gives Year 5 pupils the opportunity to work scientifically and use cross-curricular English skills as they design and conduct a fair investigation, investigate which material will keep food fresher for longer, design and make packaging and write and perform promotional material. Through this lesson plan and PowerPoint presentation pupils are given the chance to learn about the impact of plastic packaging on the environment and are encouraged to find eco-friendly alternatives, for example beeswax wrap. The pupils then explore food advertisements, write, and perform their own TV adverts. This session is the final session in a ten session long STEM project provided by NFU Education.

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