Energy and nutrients case studies

Board games

Download the From farm to fork! and Food route board games.


PDF posters for use in the classroom.

Food cards

Sets of BNF Food Cards for pupils aged 5 to 16 years.

Are you drinking plenty?

Poster and teachers' guide.

Multi-purpose teaching resource

Supported with activity instructions and question cards.


mywellbeing teachers' guide

Exam specification grids

Links to resources which support GCSE D&T: food/Home Economics and National 4 and 5 Healthy and Food Technology in Scotland.

Love your lunch

Love your lunch - ideas and resources to support work around school lunch.

Worksheets (Primary and SEN)

Worksheets for use in school.


Resources using the computer.


More resources for the computer.

How to ...

How To explain how to perform a variety of specific tasks and tests.

Energy and nutrients case studies

Case studies on different aspects of energy and nutrients.

Experiment sheets

Ideas for experiments in the classroom.

Product analysis

Worksheets to help with product analysis.

Sensory evaluation

How to conduct different sensory evaluation tests.

Smart foods

Find out about smart foods.

What can you see?

A poster and teachers' activity notes.

Conditions of use

Copyright and conditions of use.

This section contains nine case studies for secondary school pupils on different aspects of energy and nutrients. Each case study includes a set of questions for pupils to answer.

Case studies include:

  • Sheltered housing (osteoporosis);
  • Community dietitian (vitamin D);
  • Georgine Morris (dietary reference values);
  • Nutrition during pregnancy (folate);
  • Jaz and Ben (vegetarian diets and protein);
  • Joyce and Albert Wells (needs of older people);
  • The drinks initiative (consumption of alcohol);
  • The right route for a healthy diet (healthy weight);
  • Wartime rationing.


Last reviewed: 30/11/2012

Next review date: 01/12/2015