So what is 5 A Day doing?

 
So what is 5 A Day doing?

Man with food….. The UK is now in the comfortable position of food security. This situation has given us the luxury of having certain expectations of our food but these can have an effect on the environment. Which of these should we be concerned about and what can we do about them? This section is

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Milk Food Story

 
Milk Food Story

The Milk Food Story A stand alone food story or part of our “Is 5 A Day Killing the Planet? teaching theme – available for FREE on our Teach.Discovering-Our-Countrysie VLE – go to FREE course now The Milk Food Story features the following videos viewable in video slider above – just use use arrows at side

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Fruit Veg Food Story

 
Fruit Veg Food Story

The Fruit and Vegetable Fresh Produce Food Story A stand alone food story or part of our “Is 5 A Day Killing the Planet? teaching theme – available for FREE on our Teach.Discovering-Our-Countrysie VLE – go to FREE course now The Fruit and Vegetables Fresh Produce Food Story features the following videos viewable in video slider above

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Food Story

 

The Beef Food Story [videogallery id=”BeefStory”] This is the second of four food stories based around the Eat Well Guide. Beef – for the beans, pulses, fish, eggs and meat section.  Cereals – for carbohydrates and starchy foods section  Fresh Veg – for the fruit and veg section Coming soon…. Dairy – for the dairy products

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Cereal Food Story

 
Cereal Food Story

The Cereal Food Story A stand alone food story or part of our “Is 5 A Day Killing the Planet? teaching theme – available for FREE on our Teach.Discovering-Our-Countrysie VLE – go to FREE course now The Cereal Food Story features the following videos viewable in video slider above – just use use arrows at side

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Beef Food Story

 
Beef Food Story

The Beef Food Story A stand alone food story or part of our “Is 5 A Day Killing the Planet? teaching theme – available for FREE on our Teach.Discovering-Our-Countrysie VLE – go to FREE course now The Beef Food Story features the following videos viewable in video slider above – just use use arrows at side

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Yorkshire Wolds Heritage

 

Heritage of the Wolds

Feeding a nation, Christmas harvests and farmers work

Preserving – memories, food and wool

Horse Power – then and now, Poo Cycle, Crop Cycle

Autumn Tasks, Victorian Villages, School’s Harvest

Bygone days, harvest and lambs

Landscape from Ice gives harvest for beast and man

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14 March 2016 Science Week STEM Special

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14 March 2016 Science Week STEM Special

The ABC of Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths in Food Production (ABC STEM in Food Production) has been produced for science week (13-22 March 2015) but it can be used at any time so don’t worry if your science week is already over flowing with science! This will give you a taste of the experience of having a farm yard in your classroom – but without the muck and without the smells!

The ABC STEM in Food Production gives the ABC’s of the part science, technology, engineering & maths play in modern food production. See how Bees, Cows, Digestion, Evolution, Fermentation….. Interactive screen and Lasers play a part in modern food production.

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GCSE Food preparation and nutrition

 
GCSE Food preparation and nutrition

Discovering Our Countryside is ideally placed to help you deliver the Food Provenance section of the exciting new GCSE.

Food provenance

Where and how foods are grown, reared, or caught and the primary and secondary stages of processing and production.
How processing affects the sensory and nutritional properties of ingredients.
The impact of food and food security on the environment, local and global markets and communities.

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Peas

 
Peas

Peas or more specifically vining peas or grown to produce frozen peas that we all know and love. These peas are grown on contract to companies such as Birds Eye who produce frozen peas. They give the farmer very specific instructions about growing the crop such as when to sow the seeds. This is to ensure that the harvest can be managed so the peas are harvested get to the factory and frozen within 90 minutes of harvest thus freezing in their sweetness

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14 September 2015 – Bringing in the harvest

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14 September 2015 - Bringing in the harvest

The harvesting of crops – shows farmers harvesting various crops such as cereals, potatoes peas. Also shows how a combine harvester threshes the corn in one process
The Harvesting of grass – Shows livestock harvesting grass to make milk for their offspring. Shows lambs being weighed to see if they are heavy enough for sending to market.
Harvesting our garden – What has been harvested in our garden over the summer.

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Tomatoes

 
Tomatoes

We have been following tomatoes through the season. Planted in December they are now being harvested. Here’s the videos of their growth. Thanks to Plant Raisers and Humber Growers for allowing us to film.

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16 March 2015 Science Week STEM Special

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Mar 152015
 
16 March 2015 Science Week STEM Special

The ABC of Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths in Food Production (ABC STEM in Food Production) has been produced for science week (13-22 March 2015) but it can be used at any time so don’t worry if your science week is already over flowing with science! This will give you a taste of the experience of having a farm yard in your classroom – but without the muck and without the smells!

The ABC STEM in Food Production gives the ABC’s of the part science, technology, engineering & maths play in modern food production. See how Bees, Cows, Digestion, Evolution, Fermentation….. Interactive screen and Lasers play a part in modern food production.

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September Seasonal Food

 

With the curriculum focusing on pupils having to understand where food comes from, its seasonality and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed this section of the Discovering-Our-Countryside website will help them learn what food is ‘in season’ and available for harvested each month Here are some foods which are ready for harvest in August and some dishes you can enjoy them in.

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August Seasonal Food

 

With the curriculum focusing on pupils having to understand where food comes from, its seasonality and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed this section of the Discovering-Our-Countryside website will help them learn what food is ‘in season’ and available for harvested each month Here are some foods which are ready for harvest in August and some dishes you can enjoy them in.

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8 September 2014 – Bringing in the harvest

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8 September 2014 - Bringing in the harvest

The harvesting of crops – shows farmers harvesting various crops such as cereals, potatoes peas. Also shows how a combine harvester threshes the corn in one process
The Harvesting of grass – Shows livestock harvesting grass to make milk for their offspring. Shows lambs being weighed to see if they are heavy enough for sending to market.
Harvesting our garden – What has been harvested in our garden over the summer.

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July Seasonal Food

 

With the curriculum focusing on pupils having to understand where food comes from, its seasonality and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed this section of the Discovering-Our-Countryside website will help them learn what food is ‘in season’ and available for harvested each month Here are some foods which are ready for harvest in July and some dishes you can enjoy them in.

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Plants what use are they? – Pupil Workbook Sample

 

This is a sample workbook for the Year 1-2 Theme “Plants what use are they?” Samples from other theme are listed below [grpdocsview file=”97c4b6c5155915fda36825a34b7f810fe12e3ed30fe96d916819c6867b6fbab4″ quality=”100″ quality=”100″ height=”1000″ width=”800″ protocol=”http” download=”False” print=”False” use_pdf=”False” use_scrollbar=”False”] Sample workbooks from other themes Yr. 1-2 Are Pets Alive ? – View Sample Workbook Yr. 1-2 Plants What use are they? –

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Are Pets Alive Pupil Workbook Sample

 

This is a sample workbook for the Year 1-2 Theme “Are Pets Alive?” Samples from other theme are listed below [grpdocsview file=”3bf3b5aaa68894513cd33e038d8164954c3ac5f374247e6f9cfa3f669bafe063″ quality=”100″ quality=”100″ height=”1000″ width=”800″ protocol=”http” download=”False” print=”False” use_pdf=”False” use_scrollbar=”False”] Sample workbooks from other themes Yr. 1-2 Are Pets Alive ? – View Sample Workbook Yr. 1-2 Plants What use are they? – View Sample

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Pupil Workbook Sample

 

This is a sample workbook for the Year 3-4 Theme “What goes in….” Samples from other theme are listed below [grpdocsview file=”a1ecae1ac635ffb350fb12985e72852cf3bd7781590ba8278ab9596eb580c8a7″ quality=”100″ quality=”100″ height=”1000″ width=”800″ protocol=”http” download=”False” print=”False” use_pdf=”False” use_scrollbar=”False”] Sample workbooks from other themes Yr. 1-2 Are Pets Alive ? – View Sample Workbook Yr. 1-2 Plants What use are they? – View

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Can sheep count Pupil Workbook Sample

 

This is a sample workbook for the Year 5-6 Theme “Can sheep count?” Samples from other theme are listed below [grpdocsview file=”88c9310e7620e6ddf0572d47429398a5026a9cf6514e7e7731d87b90d5e0e7a2″ quality=”100″ quality=”100″ height=”1000″ width=”800″ protocol=”http” download=”False” print=”False” use_pdf=”False” use_scrollbar=”False”] Sample workbooks from other themes Yr. 1-2 Are Pets Alive ? – View Sample Workbook Yr. 1-2 Plants What use are they? – View Sample

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Farmers V Bugs Pupil Workbook Sample

 

This is a sample workbook for the Year 5-6 Theme “Farmrs V Bugs – It’s WAR!” Samples from other theme are listed below [grpdocsview file=”c07543decad2440afc97e654925492df7b9491f34621ef832a16c7ecf40cb921″ quality=”100″ height=”1000″ width=”800″ protocol=”http” download=”False” print=”False” use_pdf=”False” use_scrollbar=”False”] Sample workbooks from other themes Yr. 1-2 Are Pets Alive ? – View Sample Workbook Yr. 1-2 Plants What use are they? –

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Pupil Workbook Follow Poo Sample

 

This is a sample workbook for the Year 3-4 Theme “Follow the poo?” Samples from other theme are listed below [grpdocsview file=”30238fd0d1c290730f8035cf2c8d9b02d8dd8a3dca54787e8a7cb8b8f50d349a” quality=”100″ height=”1000″ width=”800″ protocol=”http” download=”False” print=”False” use_pdf=”False” use_scrollbar=”False”] Sample workbooks from other themes Yr. 1-2 Are Pets Alive ? – View Sample Workbook Yr. 1-2 Plants What use are they? – View Sample Workbook

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