What goes in?

Have you ever had poo flavoured crisps?

Todays learning: (WALT)

  • AfL - What do iving things do? 
  • identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition from what they eat.
Design Technology
  • understand seasonality, and know where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed


  • name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time
  • human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water
  • use fieldwork to observe, measure and record the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies

Lesson Activities / Tasks

Prior Knowledge - To have done something about healthy balanced diets and Eat Well food plate

  • ENTRY POINT VIDEO: 'Have you ever had poo flavoured crisps ?'
  • Video Dialog
    • Do you eat like a pig or a cow or a sheep?

    • Why do farmers have to give their animals a balanced diet - just like your mum gives you?

    • Why do farms smell?

    • What goes in.... must come out...

    • What happens to all this poo?

    • How can farmers spread Why does a farmer put animal poo on the fields where he grows your crisps?

    • Without your crisps tasting of poo?

    • Why is it good for farmers to keep both animals and grow crops?

    • We will answer some of these questions by looking at animals the rest you can answer when you look plants later in the year .


KNOWLEDGE HARVEST (Assessment for learning AfL)

Explanation for Entry point video



  • VIDEO: 'Have you ever had poo flavoured crisps'
  • PUPIL WORKBOOK: 'What goes in...'

Outcomes: (WILF)

  • Explain how feeding and pooing (excreting) are some of the characteristics of living things.

Teaching notes:


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