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Sustainability considering wider issues

Sustainability – Considering wider issues

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Success criteria

Success criteria

  • Build using the information sheets you need to work out where the ingredients of a bought pizza comes from

  • Apply using the map of the world create a carbon footprint map, using the map of the world, then create an ingredients supply source within a fifty mile radius of Knottingley

  • Secure you should end up with a detailed A3 sheet with all the information needed to explain the issues associated with buying and using local and foreign food sources (which is the most sustainable?

Lesson objective

To understand how food can come from a sustainable source


Questions relating to sustainability and the environment

Questions relating to sustainability and the environment

  • What is a moral issue?

  • What is a social issue?

  • What are environmental and sustainability issues?

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Social issues

Social issues

  • Some products encourage positive social issues, such as healthy eating, encouraging family interaction and including the needs of the disabled.

  • Think about the social issues associated with the project you have completed! Are they all positive?

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Moral issues

Moral issues

  • Include issues such as safety for the consumers. This must be a priority to ensure that the product you design is as safe as you can make it.

  • You also need to think about how the product (s) will be made - manufactured. Many people believe that workers are often exploited, what does this mean?

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Moral issues1

Moral issues

  • Others would argue that without these jobs people in other countries would starve.

  • What do you think?

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Environmental and sustainability issues

Environmental and sustainability issues

  • Making the products you have designed should be as environmenatlly friendly as possible this is important for everyone.

  • Why?

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Environmental and sustainability issues1

Environmental and sustainability issues

  • The materials you choose will have some impact on the environment

  • Choosing timber from sustainable forests, how will this help?

  • Using materials you can recycle, how will this help?

  • Can you take apart and reuse the components in the product?

  • Have the materials been sourced locally or globally?

  • What about the energy consumer during the manufacturing of the product, be it food or any other?

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Task 1

Task 1

Fresh Tomatoes from Chilean of the highest quality and freshness direct from the region.

  • The pizza in this box was marketed in the UK and bought by UK consumers.

  • Working in groups - On the map draw a line to each of the countries where the ingredients came from- what have you noticed?

We are a small company from Malaysia would like to sell our products. We are looking for a costumer we can buy our tomatoes for a fix price. We can produce about 30 ton per month.

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Other countries

Other countries

At Fresh Red Trading, we are an established importer, exporter and distributor of fresh and processed vegetables and fruits based in Singapore. With over 20 years of experience in the agricultural retail business, the company started as a small local distributor.

  • Gadco Egypt for Export is an Egyptian company established in 1987. Co. is specialized in exports of fresh fruits and vegetables from Egypt. We handle a wide range of both fruits and vegetables. In the meantime, we also have our own fields, and we grow certain products ourselves specially for exports such as garlic, where we are leading exporters of garlic in Egypt, also mangetout ( snow peas ) , red and greed chillies ( hopt peppers ) .


Sustainability considering wider issues

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  • Flour bought from:

  • Canada

  • Mexico

  • Holland

  • Germany

  • United states

  • The pizza was made and packaged in Germany, did you know that nearly all the bought pizzas we buy come from Germany?


Task 2

Task 2

  • Now on the local map of Yorkshire draw several travel lines to each of the researched:

  • Farmers Markets

  • Flour mills

  • Market gardeners and green grocers

  • Cheese producers

    What have you find out? What are you saving, how many issues do you think locally sourced foods have tackled?

    Social, Moral, Environmental and Sustainability

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Sustainability considering wider issues

Lesson objective

To understand how food can come from a sustainable source


Map of all the farmers markets in yorkshire

Map of all the Farmers markets in Yorkshire

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Sustainability considering wider issues

Flour mills in Yorkshire and the surrounding counties

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Green grocers in yorkshire

Green Grocers in Yorkshire

1. Lesson objective – to understand the importance of the wider implications of your designing and making

2. To explore ways of demonstrating this understanding


Cheese producers in yorkshire

Cheese producers in Yorkshire


Task 3

Task 3

  • Names to put into the search engine

  • Data base market gardens Yorkshire

  • flour milling in Yorkshire

  • www.northyorkshirelocalfood.co.uk/

  • One Planet Food film

  • Think food farming

  • Soil association

  • http://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/

  • Create a Data Base for the food technology to use when they need to source local ingredients

  • Go onto the internet and find where the following are:

    • Flour mills – for the ground wheat

    • Market gardeners – for the tomatoes, Basil

    • Cheese producers – for the grated cheese

    • Salt manufacturers - flavouring

    • Yeast manufactures – for the bread dough

    • Sugar - for the bread dough

      Extensions find out why it is better to support local business


Afl what have your group found out

AfL – What have your group found out?

The aim was to:

  • Encourage consumption of local, seasonal and organic food

  • Empower young people to engage in important issues that affect our planet


Task 4

Task 4

  • On page 151

  • Write the key terms for all the issues

  • Highlight the important words that you have discussed today

  • Why have you completed this task?


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