.... that every day in the UK we consume 12 million loaves of bread? That grain such as wheat has 'ears' and that you need 350 ears to make each loaf of bread?
And that you mix grain with other ingredients, including yeast to make bread?
Listen to George Explores... the Grain Chain on Fun Kids Radio everyday at 6.30pm in The Club with Luke.
Or you can join George on his exploration of the different stages of the grain chain now by downloading the podcasts below.
|Episode 1 - Introduction
||George discovers an exciting topic for his school project - The Grain Chain|
|Episode 2 - The Farming Year
||The role of the farmer through the summer and winter is all part of the grain chain|
|Episode 3 - Under the Microscope
||Its time to experiment with some wheat in the science lab at school|
|Episode 4 - Growing Wheat
||George checks out a local farm and how they grow their crops|
|Episode 5 - About Milling
||The grain is then milled into flour through various stages|
|Episode 6 - The Baker
||A tasty visit to the bakers to see how to make the perfect dough|
|Episode 7 - Yeast & Gluten
||Test the key ingredients of bread with George back in the school science lab|
|Episode 8 - Flour Power
||George bakes a birthday cake for his dad|
|Episode 9 - Energy from Grain||Playing sport today well the food you eat help to give you the energy to succeed|
|Episode 10 - Nutritional Information
||The five main food groups and their role as a superhero with special powers|
|Episode 11 - Food Labels
||Learn more about what to look out for on food packets and labels|
|Episode 12 - Preparation for Cooking
||Top tips about how to cook safely in the kitchen|
|Episode 13 - Around the World
||Travel the world to explore different baked goods with George|
|Episode 14 - Celebrations
||Celebrations are a key part in food and cooking, particularly at harvest time|
|Episode 15 - The Grain Chain Project
||Discover something new today with your own project|