What are grains? Lesson plan

Discover more about how cereal crops are grown in the UK; the processing methods used; and the wide range of foods they go on to make.

Help your students increase their knowledge of the cereals crops grown in the UK; how they are processed; and explain the steps used in the production of bread from farm-to-fork, including knowledge of food assurance schemes.

Associated resources:

Investigation into the different cereal crops grown in the UK; the processing methods used; and the wide variety of foods they go on to make.
Presentation exploring the stages involved in tranforming wheat to flour to bread.  Can be used with 'The grain chain activity sheet' and 'The grain chain cards' to help cement students' knowledge.
On-screen game looking at the different grains grown in the UK and the foods they go on to make.
Desk-based game to sequence the stage in making bread from farming, through to milling and then baking.
Worksheet investigating wheat production; composition; and flour milling.  Designed to be used in conjuction with The Grain Chain presentation.

Tags:

11-14 Food provenance Activity Information Presentation Video