ERIC Number: ED391713
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
We Are What We Eat! But Who Controls Our Choice? An Active Learning Project on Food & Nutrition with Activities for Key Stages 1, 2, 3, and 4.
This activity book is designed to create awareness about all the issues attached to food supply and a healthy diet with factual information. Materials are provided for teachers to teach children about food in its entirety. The nine units include: (1) "Starting Activities: Sorting Foods and Factors Which Control Our Diet"; (2) "Food Likes and Dislikes--the Senses"; (3) "Surveys on Food and Meal Choices"; (4) "Social and Cultural Factors Affecting Food Choice, Food Fashions and Advertising"; (5) "Information Input on Healthy Eating Habits, Application of Information to Pupil Diet. Three United Kingdom (UK) Family Case Studies."; (6) "Growing Food. An Overview Case Study--Sudan"; (7) "Interdependence, Multi-National Companies, Distribution and Preservation of Food--Overseas Case Study: Negros, The Philippines"; (8) "Food, Diet and Money. UK Case Studies--Irish Potato Famine, 1847."; and (9) "War and Food Supply--Food Rationing in the UK in WW2." Teacher's notes are at the beginning of each unit with worksheets for each unit. (EH)
Descriptors: Child Health, Eating Habits, Elementary Secondary Education, Food, Foreign Countries, Health, Hunger, International Trade, Marketing, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Physical Health, Social Studies, Supply and Demand
UNICEF-UK, 55 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3NB, England, United Kingdom (7.50 British pounds).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, London (England).
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