Space Dinner

Activity 0.3

Students will plan and draw a space dinner using the Eatwell food plate as a guide for choosing healthy options. Learn about health and nutrition and also about how astronauts make and consume food when in space. Students can also use the Zappar app to watch a video of Tim Peake making scrambled eggs on board the International Space Station.

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Extra resources

PowerPoint Presentation: Healthy Eating in Space

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EatWell-Plate

Extension Activity: EatWell Plate

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Self-Evaluation Template

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