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KS3 You are what you eat

Local and Global Citizenship Unit - The cost of our food

What have we learned?

Discuss with pupils how this unit has changed their awareness of issues around food and where it comes from, or if it has made any difference.

Ask pupils to record one new thing that they have learned during this unit and one action that they are going to take.  They then share this with a partner and then share in small groups.  One member of each group then feeds back to the class. 

This unit has explored the ethical and environmental costs of food which are tied in with the actual financial cost of food.  The following website looks at issues around increasing food costs worldwide:

The class may wish to consider further action they wish to take now they have tasted some of the politics of food.

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