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Unit Overview: Cooking and nutrition: celebrating culture and seasonality

Lessons:

10 lessons

Introduction - Celebrating culture and seasonality

In this lesson, we will introduce you to the topic we will be exploring during this unit of work: celebrating culture and seasonality. We will explore a range of cultures and the foods that we eat. We will also explore our own cultural differences and carry out an investigation to find the needs and wants of a selected individual or group of individuals.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 25m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Where does our food come from?

In this lesson, we will explore where our food comes from. We will explore how food is processed and how it ends up on our plate. We will also explore seasonality of foods. This lesson covers the rearing of animals for food. If this is a sensitive topic for your child then please make sure they are adequately supervised

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 26m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Combining ingredients: making a soup

In this lesson, we will carry out a focused practical task to explore how to prepare, cut, peel, chop and combine ingredients using a range of tools and equipment. You will follow a method sheet and learn how to prepare and make a healthy soup using seasonal vegetables. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 29m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Evaluating food products

In this lesson, we will learn how we can effectively evaluate the quality of the food on our plate. We will carry out a sensory evaluation of a food product to ensure we can evaluate the quality of it. We will also explore food packaging, the nutritional information on it and what that means. We will look at creating our own food label for our soup.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 46m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Combining ingredients: making healthy pancakes

In this lesson, we will carry out a focused practical task to explore how to combine a range of ingredients. We will use a range of tools and equipment to explore how using heat changes the product. You will follow a method sheet and learn how to prepare and make healthy pancakes, where we encourage you to explore with various fillings. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 30m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Combining ingredients: making bread

In this lesson, we will carry out a focused practical task to explore how to combine a range of ingredients. We will use a range of tools and equipment to explore key ingredients such as yeast and the need for this in bread. You will follow a method sheet and learn how to prepare and make bread. We we will ask you to explore the various types of breads in different cultures. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 29m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Create your own dish to reflect your chosen culture or celebration

In this lesson, we will follow your own method and create your own dish to reflect your chosen celebration. We will also explore getting your individual or group to carry out a sensory evaluation. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 36m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript