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Health and climate change - introduction

What do we know about climate change and the effects it will have?

Food Technology - Careers

A Catalyst article about careers in the food industry. The food and drink industries are part of a chain linking farming and growing through to food processing, manufacture and finally to the sale of food in supermarkets and restaurants. This article describes some of the many career areas in food technology...

Energy Trilemma Activities

There is a delicate balance between the three main areas of our energy future; security, accessibility and sustainability. This is known as the energy trilemma. How we manage these areas is a tricky task.

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Food safety and kofta practical

Powerpoint

To understand the food safety principles when preparing, cooking and serving food

To know how to correctly use a food probe

To understand how to prevent cross contamination

•Activity: To make notes of all the possible areas that could contaminate food whilst...

The Eatwell guide

Interactive eatwell guide resource, differentiated blank eat well guide worksheets. 

Vitamins A, B, C, D

Water soluble Vitamins A, B, C, D

To know and understand:

• the functions

• main sources

• effects of deficiency and excess

• related dietary reference values

•Theory Lesson
•Exam Practice
•Kahoot

Food additives

A Catalyst article about food additives. Some additives are natural and some are manufactured by the chemical industry. Some, like vitamin C, can come from either natural or artificial sources. As with every other component of food all additives are chemicals. Even organic food can contain a certain number of...

Starting a Greener Revolution

A Catalyst article looking at strategies for ensuring that there is a plentiful food supply in the future and how this can be sustained.

The article looks at three main areas for scientific investigation:

*Fertilisation

*Pest control

*Genetic modification

It also looks at...

Extracting Iron from Cornflakes

This Catalyst article takes the form of a practical activity. Many breakfast cereals are fortified with iron and it is possible to extract this from the cereal by following the instructions in the article.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2008, Volume 19, Issue 2.

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Salt

A Catalyst article about why human beings need salt (sodium chloride) in their diets to survive, but too much can be toxic. Where does salt come from, and what is it used for? This article looks at salt extraction and mining in England, the domestic and industrial uses of salt as well as its molecular structure....

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