If you are planning a primary school topic on food or healthy nutrition then you may like to check out Tesco Online Field Trips. We think they’re a great idea and a super way of demonstrating ICT in action. Using Google+ Hangouts these field trips bring farms and factories into the classroom. They’re scheduled every two weeks and have lessons from food suppliers from around the world via live video chats. So far there have been thirty-three and the next three scheduled sessions are entitled ‘Wrinkly Raisins’, ‘Marvellous Marmite’ and ‘Scrumptious Chocolate’. No prizes for guessing which one of those foods we favour!
Each of the field trips includes support materials for teachers and you can access lots of extra food related teaching resources on the website too. It’s really easy to take part and sure to be a fun class activity!