Year 1

How has food changed in the last 60 years?

In this lesson, we will be learning about some of the ways in which food has changed over the last 60 years. We will learn how modern technology has made it easier to cook and eat food and will look at some examples of popular dishes from the 1960s to 1990s.

Year 1

How has food changed in the last 60 years?

In this lesson, we will be learning about some of the ways in which food has changed over the last 60 years. We will learn how modern technology has made it easier to cook and eat food and will look at some examples of popular dishes from the 1960s to 1990s.

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. What sorts of foods did people like to eat when my great-grandparents were alive?
  2. How has technology changed how we cook food?
  3. How did people store food in the era of my great-grandparents and grandparents?
  4. How are we now able to store food and how has technology enabled us to do this well? Refrigerators/freezers.
  5. How have fridges and freezes changed what we eat?

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3 Questions

Q1.
Lego is an example of an electronic toy. True or false?
Correct answer: False.
True.
Q2.
A video game is an example of an electronic toy. True or false?
False.
Correct answer: True.
Q3.
A teddy is an example of an non-electronic toy. True or false?
False.
Correct answer: True.

3 Questions

Q1.
Options for eating in restaurants and ordering food to be delivered have ______________ over the last 60 years.
Decreased.
Correct answer: Increased.
Q2.
'Advancing modern technology has made it more difficult to cook food.' True or false?
Correct answer: False.
True.
Q3.
Which of the following was a popular dish in the 1970s?
Pizza.
Correct answer: Quiche.
Sushi.