Free teaching resources: Food

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Go bananas! Fairtrade Fortnight 2014

Did you know, bananas are the world's most popular fruit? This Fairtrade Fortnight (24 February - 9 March) find out how supermarket pricing is trapping banana growers and their families in a cycle of poverty before pupils complete an action tree to encourage friends and family to eat more fairtrade bananas. Suitable for KS1, KS2 and KS3.

By Vaila McClure
04/02/2014 1.52 MB zip

Biscuit recipes

Organise a bake sale using our two biscuit recipes and raise funds for ActionAid!  Choose from 'Honey and Cinammon' and 'Rosewater'.

By Vaila McClure
27/11/2013 282.64 KB pdf

Just Eat It! for KS3 - Food Waste

Our brand new teaching resource ‘Just Eat it!’ for KS3 investigates how we waste food and the ways in which we can eat more sustainably using case studies from some of the countries ActionAid works in.Designed for ages 11-14.The downloadable resources include case studies, lesson ideas, activity sheets, debate cards and templates.See also: Just Eat It! for KS3 - Food Sustainability

By Rinku Mitra
05/11/2013 13.74 MB zip

Just Eat It! for KS3 - Food Sustainability

Our brand new teaching resource ‘Just Eat it!’ for KS3 investigates how we waste food and the ways in which we can eat more sustainably using case studies from some of the countries ActionAid works in.Designed for ages 11-14.The downloadable resources include case studies, lesson ideas, activity sheets, debate cards and templates.See also: Just Eat It! for KS3 - Food Waste

By Rinku Mitra
05/11/2013 18.42 MB zip

World Food Day 2012 - KS3

Why are one billion people going hungry? Are we eating too much meat? Debate some 'big questions' about food and find out how young people in other countries are coping with challenges like drought and flash floods.

By ActionAid
05/06/2013 5.53 MB ppt

Bananas make good plates - food sustainability in Chembakolli

Find out why ‘Bananas make good plates’ by downloading this KS2 Chembakolli PowerPoint with teacher's notes, lesson plan, activity sheet and templates. Explore different foods grown in Chembakolli, why we should cut down on food waste and how to make the best from our food crops. (Published June 2013).

By Vaila McClure
29/05/2013 14.8 MB zip

World Food Day 2012 - KS2

Who produces food in Africa and Asia? Find out about the lives of Reuben, Mariam and Mukta and how their families are coping with food shortages.

By ActionAid
18/09/2012 5.2 MB ppt

Rio+20: Food rights

The PowerPoint and supporting case study handout and teacher’s notes explore sustainable development through the lens of food rights. Case studies illustrate why people are going hungry around the world and encourage learners to evaluate different approaches to solving the problem of hunger. Suggested for KS3 Geography and Science lessons, and for teaching about Rio+20, the UN conference on Sustainable Development. (Published June 2012).

By ActionAid
01/06/2012 6.47 MB zip

Rio+20: Unpredictable Rain

The PowerPoint and supporting teacher’s notes consider the relationship between climate change, unpredictable rainfall patterns and global drought warnings. It includes case studies from the UK, The Gambia, Senegal and India. Suggested for KS2 and KS3 Citizenship and Geography lessons, and for teaching about Rio+20, the UN conference on Sustainable Development. (Published June 2012).

By ActionAid
10/05/2012 3.85 MB zip

Schools - East Africa Drought

KS2-4 PowerPoint exploring the East Africa drought and food crisis. Contains case studies of people living in drought-affected Kenya, links to a video blog and suggestions for how schools can help. (Published July 2011)

By ActionAid
04/10/2011 3.31 MB ppt

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