Make a Meal of It

'Make a Meal of It' is an activity and follow up lessons which aims to engage, educate and empower young people to make responsible choices about the food on their plates. Students will investigate food waste at their school, collecting and comparing data, thinking about food origins and student preferences and creating an action plan to reduce the amount of food going to landfill. It also provides ideas for integrating the theme across all subject areas, enabling you to keep the environmental momentum throughout the term!

 

Make a Meal of It
Teacher Rating
Overall Rating
11-14+ years old
Subjects
Key Subjects
Science
Food Technology
Additional Subjects
PSHE
Geography
English
Maths
Reviewed Criteria
Student Leadership
Practical Action
Impact  
Tags:
food
/
consumption
/
waste

This resource helps support the below Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
For more information on the full set of SDGs, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Establish sustainable consumption and production patterns.

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.

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4-11 years old
4-7
7-11
Subjects
Key Subjects
Key Subject
Science
Key Subject
Food Technology
Key Subject
Geography
Reviewed Criteria
Reviewed Criteria
Practial Action
Reviewed Criteria
Impact
Sustainable Development Goals
Tags:
waste
/
food
Overall Rating
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11-14+ years old
11-14
14+
Subjects
Key Subjects
Key Subject
Geography
Key Subject
Science
Additional Subjects
Additional Subject
Citizenship
Additional Subject
PSHE
Reviewed Criteria
Reviewed Criteria
Practial Action
Reviewed Criteria
Impact
Sustainable Development Goals
Tags:
values
/
waste
Overall Rating
-
7-14 years old
11-14
7-11
Subjects
Key Subjects
Key Subject
PSHE
Key Subject
Geography
Key Subject
Science
Key Subject
English
Reviewed Criteria
Reviewed Criteria
Practial Action
Sustainable Development Goals
Tags:
consumption
/
food

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