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Gold award: what effect do additives have on bread?

In this project, students investigate the role of different additives used to preserve and enhance the quality of bread and determine how effective different additives are.   This could include:

• Preservatives

• Emulsifying agents

• Added vitamins and minerals

• Processing aids, such...

Food for thought: food science

Aimed at Key Stages One and Two, the ten activities in this pack relate to food science. They look at the topics of keeping healthy, a balanced diet, digestion, teeth and eating, solids, liquids and gases and irreversible reactions. Designed to demonstrate key ideas and concepts and to spark an interest in science...

Environmental and ethical food choices lesson

Environmental and ethical food choices lesson.  Includes; card sort, powerpoint, differentiated worksheets and several video clips on free range vs caged hens. 

HACCP

Powerpoint and worksheet on HACCP used for GCSE or above

All about water!

Various powerpoints and worksheets on the importance of staying hydrated, also looks at dehydration.

How Do You Like Your Toast?

One of the units from the Nuffield Primary Solutions in Design and Technology. In this unit, students write a specification for toast that meets the identified preferences of a particular person. They then make a serving of toast to that specification. The task can be widened to include the development of a...

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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Designing and Making with Food at Key Stage One

From the Nuffield Foundation, these activities challenge children to make and prepare toast to customers' specifications.

This task allows children to:
* explore the different types of bread that can be toasted
* find out people's preferences for this common food
* think about when and how...

Food Feely Bags

This resource, aimed at primary level, links to the curriculum areas of food and diet, healthy eating and where food comes from. Using feely bags, children are asked to identify fruits and vegetables using their sense of touch. They then work in small groups to discuss and debate what food they may have. Once the...

Smell Jars

This resource, aimed at primary level, links to the curriculum areas of food and diet, healthy eating and where food comes from. Children are asked to identify different types of food using their sense of smell. They then work in small groups to discuss and debate what food they may have. Once the food is known...

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