This activity consisted in a game; each pupil had a picture with something necessary if you want to cook a pizza. It’s was funny to discover how everything was interconnected with the other ingredients. Students could see this because we made a chain of the ingredients thanks to some filaments.
After these we understood how organize our vegetable garden.
The class visited a Museum in Parma, where the pupils learned to “read” the paintings. They could saw Felice Boselli’s painting. This italian painter used food in all his canvas. Reading them they could discover what kind of people where guests in Boselli’s house.
This activity was organised in a game: during the lesson pupils understood the importance of a balanced diet for a good healthy habits. The teacher learned the differences between protein, carbohydrate and fiber, also showing a lot of food exemples.
The hospital school visited the temporary exhibition about local food and archeological finds in our area. The students had the opportunity to discover the origins of our culinary tradition investigating the features, lifestyles and activities of the Roman settlements along the ‘Food Valley’. The students got also the chance to compare today’s culinary habits with the Roman gastronomic specialities.