Enough to Eat: The Nutrition Film
Wartime health information film
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A promotional film describing the principles of healthy eating and made as part of a wartime food policy. The film discusses the discovery of vitamins and minerals including the goodness of milk. Shots include a laboratory, exercising at school, boys being weighed and measured and the grouping of energy foods, body building foods and protective foods. Controversial scientist, Julian Huxley, features as a presenter.
Questions & Activities
- How many opinions do we hear in the clip?
- How reliable are the sources?
- Who do you think the presenter is?
- Why do you think the Gas Industry produced this film and what might they gain from it?
- What is the significance of class in this film?
- What does practical experiments were carried out on children mean?
- How do we measure good health in children now?
Health and Wellbeing: Play food group classifications games.
Health and Wellbeing: Research when free milk went into schools.
Debate: This house believes there should be free school milk.
Health and Wellbeing / Maths: How much milk/bread does your family buy - prepare a food survey and display in a table or graph.
Social History / Science: Research Julian Huxley.
Maths: Research the statistics of life expectancy .
Debate: This house believes that it is acceptable to use humans for experimentation.
Debate: This house believes that everyone can afford to eat healthily.
|Resource Rights Holder||National Library of Scotland|
|School Subject||Health and Wellbeing, Expressive Arts, Modern Studies, Philosophy, Science, Mathematics|
|Who||Gas Industry (Sponsor), Julian Huxley (Presenter)|
|Attributes||Black and White, Sound|
|References||School tuck shop.|