Flour Power

In this activity children investigate the feasibility of growing wheat at home and explore different shapes of plot for the necessary area of cropping

Description

Global stocks of wheat are plummeting and people are starting to worry about the price of staples like bread. But can you beat the commodity market by growing your own?

Children will investigate the feasibility of growing wheat at home and explore different shapes of plot to give the necessary area of cropping. 

Learning Objective:

-    that wheat has a seed that we use for flour

Children will learn:

-    how to calculate the quantity of land required for growing enough wheat for a year

 

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Acknowledgements

These resources were initially developed in partnership with the Centre for Science Education, Sheffield Hallam University.