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Food preservation

In this pair of lesson pupils look at the important role of food preservation in terms of reducing food waste.  They investigate what happens to food during decay and the different methods of preservation. 

Lesson 1 - Why preserve food?

Lesson 2- My food cupboard

Pupil worksheets for this pair of lessons are below.

keeping the peas

Microbial Growth

What works?

My food cupboard

Food preservation techniques

Additional resoruces for this pair of lessons

practicalaction.org/technical-briefs-schools-food  Useful technical information on food preservation.

bit.ly/use-by-or-best-before  Information on the difference between use by and best before dates.

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