Lesson 3: Rainbow food

After learning that fruits and vegetables of the same colour have similar health benefits, pupils design a seasonal tart using a variety of vegetables to provide a range of nutrients as well as being sourced within the UK, reducing the impact on the environment

Learning Objectives

  • Creating a recipe that is healthy and nutritious using seasonal vegetables

  • Knowing what foods are currently in season

  • Knowing that each fruit and vegetable gives us nutritional benefits

  • Designing a filo tart using seasonal vegetables

Lesson Plan

Different foods: different nutritional value
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Presentation: Rainbow food

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Activity: UK seasonal foods (Lesson 2)
Activity: Seasonal food wheel (Lesson 2)
Activity: Tart design brief
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Tom Turnham,  
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Tom has been a teacher for seven years and, as Head of Upper School at The Belham Primary School, he has a keen interest in young people and good causes. For the past seventeen years he has volunteered with various…
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