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
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.