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Lesson overview:How has food changed in the last 60 years?

  • What sorts of foods did people like to eat when my great-grandparents were alive?
  • How has technology changed how we cook food?
  • How did people store food in the era of my great-grandparents and grandparents?
  • How are we now able to store food and how has technology enabled us to do this well? Refrigerators/freezers.
  • How have fridges and freezes changed what we eat?
  • What sorts of foods did people like to eat when my great-grandparents were alive?
  • How has technology changed how we cook food?
  • How did people store food in the era of my great-grandparents and grandparents?
  • How are we now able to store food and how has technology enabled us to do this well? Refrigerators/freezers.
  • How have fridges and freezes changed what we eat?

In this lesson, we will be learning about some of the ways in which food has changed over the last 60 years. We will learn how modern technology has made it easier to cook and eat food and will look at some examples of popular dishes from the 1960s to 1990s.