News on Science
This lesson gives students aged 13–16 an opportunity to explore if the claims that they see, read, and hear are true, using evidence as the gold standard to evaluate those claims.
|BBC||Online learning resource including Bitesize|
|Cadbury||Resouces around chocolate for school students and teachers|
|Campden BRI - Facebook||Campden’s podcasts, newsfeeds and more - especially for students|
|Campden BRI - Videos||A collection of videos from Campden BRI, providing insight into the food science and technology underpinning food production.|
|Careers in Food & Drink - SFDF video||You Tube video|
|Change 4 Life||Healthy food and activity tips|
SFDF, Abertay University, Education Scotland, and the Scottish Schools Education Research Centre (SSERC) have worked in partnership to produce a set of innovative new classroom resources that directly supports the chemistry curriculum and helps learners and teachers to understand the application of chemistry in the food and drink industry.
Contains career information, including interviews with recent graduates working in the chilled food sector
|The Chocolate Festival||Test your chocolate knowledge with children's, beginners, and advanced quizzes. The site also contains interesting information about chocolate.|
|Design and Technology Association||Includes a comprehensive set of free lesson plans and resources|
|Eatwell Plate||The Eatwell Plate is an initiative that was set up by the Food Standards Agency. It graphically quantifies dietary requirements, in the shape of a plate, with various segments indicating different food groups. These food groups are explained in various depths.|
|Eduweb||Educational resources from the Rowett Institute including interactive games|
Support for teachers and technicians to attend CPD courses offered by the National Science Learning Centre, by helping with costs of course fees, travel and supply cover and accommodation and food.
|Food-Info||A very informative site on food - including allergies, components, safety and more. Available in a number of languages.|
|Food Processing||A series of videos on You Tube.|
|FDA - Educational Resource Library||FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Education Resource Library is a compilation of printable educational materials on topics related to food safety, nutrition (including labeling and dietary supplements) and cosmetics.|
|Future Food||Project focusing on the possibility of replacing animal products with other sources of protein. The project covers vegetarian meats, non-dairy milk drinks and egg replacements as well as future technologies like in vitro meat.|
|Future Morph||The Science Council’s website for young people, parents and teachers provides information on the wide range of careers from science and maths.|
|Grain Chain||Resources for teachers and parents to inform school-aged, primary and secondary children about the story of grain-based food - from the farm to mill to plate. Includes teachers resources and lesson plans|
|IFST You Tube Channel||View students’ year in industry experiences – what is working in the industry is really like|
|Leatherhead Food Research||Independent organisation delivering innovative research, scientific consultancy and regulatory guidance and interpretation.|
|Milk Power||Information on the European School Milk Programme|
|Science of Cooking||Recipes, activities and webcasts used to explain the science behind food and cooking|
|Tasty Careers||Information on careers in the food and drink manufacturing industry. Includes an interactive career map and more.|
|Taste Success||Information on careers within the food and drink sector. Incudes videos and other media.|
|Teacher Vision||Includes food printables and lesson plans|
Activities, experiences and discussions about our food, our health and our planet. From the Wellcome Trust
The Soil Association has a small collection of educational resources for primary and secondary school teachers to download and use in the classroom.
|The British Sandwich Association||International snack and sandwich news|
|Warburton Bread||Information on bread including nutritional facts|
|Xmas student trip||A competition open to female year 12 students that offers a trip to France to meet scientists and learn about what it's like to work in science.|