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Week 7 Project: Take part in The Great Bug Hunt

It’s time to explore and take part in The Great Bug Hunt 2020, with the Association for Science Education (ASE)….


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Week 6 activity: Bake amazing ‘arable’ muffins

For this #LockdownLearning activity the theme is arable farming, which means growing crops such as wheat, oilseed rape, potatoes, sugar…

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Week 5 activity: Design a clothing product made from wool

Wool is a super fabric! It has lots of amazing qualities that make it useful for making a range of…

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Week 4 project: Design a farm machine and win a robot!

This week we’re looking at the amazing world of agri-tech. Farming is already using robots, satellites, and all sorts of…

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Week 3 activity: Design your own food packaging

The NFU Education team has three fun activities for you to try at home to get you thinking about food…

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Week 3 activity: Become a food scientist

Become a food scientist! Food fills our bellies but with the help of a few scientific tricks, it can also…

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Week 3 project: Design a British snack

This week the NFU Education team have cracked open the Farmvention archive again, and this time the challenge is to…

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Week 2 activity: Let’s get growing

Home grown carrots taste delicious. Whether you prefer them raw, roasted, boiled or in a soup, we’ve got a step-by-step…

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Week 2 activity: Become a plant expert

Learn all about different parts of the plant, with this hands-on activity brought to you by our Education team. Activity…

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Week 2 project: Design and make a seed propagator

Now is the perfect time to become a farmer and plant some seeds at home. Plants need certain conditions in…

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Week 1 project: Happy, healthy hens!

The NFU Education team are eggstatic to share an eggciting and eggucational activity that can be completed at home this…

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Week 1 activity: Lifecycles

Spring has sprung on the farm. Join us as we tour Upper Walton Farm during lambing season and find out…

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Week 1 activity: Make a poultry puppet

In this activity, which links closely to the National Curriculum for Design and Technology, we show children how to make…