Obesity is still on the rise, and so are health problems like diabetes and heart disease. There's a tax on soft drinks to reduce sugar consumption. But did it work? And should the government go further and include all sugary foods and drinks?
This topical activity will help you teach about diet and the impact of lifestyle on disease. It's ideal GCSE preparation - students lose marks on AO2 and AO3 questions because they can't put together evidence-based answers. The activity use the EDGE method to teach the underlying skill of linking evidence to a claim, so they can write better long answers.Download the files
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- Blueprint: Digestive system
- KS3 NC: The consequences of imbalances in the diet, including obesity
- KS4 NC: The impact of lifestyle factors on the incidence of non-communicable diseases
- Skill:s Support claims with evidence (learn), Identify relationships & patterns (practice)