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Grain Chain 

Check out Grain Chain to find resources and attend a baking training to help meet the requirements of the new National Curriculum for D&T. For the practical cookery element we have a library of tried-and-tested classroom recipes – many with accompanying videos For the nutrition element we have ready-made lesson plans, classroom experiments and activities including homework and extension ideas and even activities to leave for cover lesson. PLUS in the spring term 2014 we will be running a series of practical, Twilight Baking sessions with industry experts. These will provide you with opportunity to enhance your bread-baking skills and get to meet other food teachers in your area.

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Teaching booklets
Grain Chain 
Teaching booklets to help you find your way around . Both booklets contain site maps, and samples of the lesson plans and...
Worksheets about crop growing
The "wheat in the UK" worksheet teaches children about why some areas are better for crop growing than others. It gives them facts and figures, which...
Shrove Tuesday / Pancake Day / Mardi Gras
  • Social Studies
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
Three separate pancake recipes, including a savoury pancake; plus a lesson plan, worksheets and a video on the science behind bread baking along with...
Grain Chain 
  • Health
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
The "make your own windmill" worksheet not only teaches children about how wheat is milled into flour but it also gives them the chance to take part...
Energy balance and healthy eating
Teach your class how to measure their activity using pedometers and using the Eat Well plate they can design their own healthy balanced menu. We have...
Energy balance classroom game
Use this fantastic game to cement your students' learning on healthy balanced diet and balancing enery in and enery out. has a fun...
Breakfast challenge: favorite breakfasts video
Learn more about breakfasts from around the UK and the rest of the world in the vox pop of favorite breakfasts. Use to stimulate discussion or as a...
Breakfast challenge: toast video
Follow our teenagers as they expand their repertoire of breakfast by exploring the range of breads available and trying new toast toppings. Use to...
The balancing act energy in energy out LESSON PLAN
This topic focuses on the importance of energy relating to the food we choose to eat and physical activities we do on a day to day basis. Supported...
Energy ups/energy downs: IWB
Use this interactive white board resource to demonstrate to your students that energy usage in intake is not constant. Part of a full lesson suite...