Ingredient Cards for WJEC GCSE

The explications are simple, but with details and curiosities, that can be attractive for students

M Montiel, Teacher & Peer Reviewer

Develop knowledge, improve cooking skills, arouse curiosity and inspire creativity with these versatile ingredients cards for WJEC GCSE Food and Nutrition.

Easy to use, pick-up-and-teach resource for use in practical lessons, as homework or for further reading.

Each ingredients card includes:
  • What is it? – an effective ‘overview’ to stimulate the senses!
  • Storage options – enhancing awareness on food preservation and safety!
  • Common cuisines – developing knowledge on origins and culinary traditions of ingredients.
  • Nutritional information – micro- and macronutrient data – advancing students’ analysis, interpretation and critical evaluation skills when selecting ingredients.
  • Health benefits – encouraging students to make healthy food choices.
  • Allergy and health risks – exploring the relationship between diet, nutrition and health.
  • Cooking uses and alternatives – inspiring new ideas when creating and modifying recipes for medical, ethical, moral and religious reasons.

Each group of ingredients also includes a student task sheet, with:

  • Questions and activities – to check knowledge and inspire further research on spec-specific topic areas.
  • Extension tasks – with stimulating experiments, tests and food-industry- related activities to motivate the next generation of food enthusiasts.

Provided as Black and White A4 sheets to photocopy onto card or laminate, plus handy A5 booklet format. Optional PDF &
Word add-on in colour – available at checkout.

What do teachers say about this resource? (7729, 7732, 7735, 7752)

It matches [the specification] perfectly. The explications are simple, but with details and curiosities, that can be attractive for the students. It is [at the right] depth for the target audience and with high quality. The resource explains all about vegetables, being a very complete resource.. very interesting for students.

M Montiel, Teacher & Peer Reviewer