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frontiers logo A published paper “Pulses for Sustainability: Breaking Agriculture and Food Sectors Out of Lock-In”
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pulses logo  This pack contains six, hour-long lesson plans designed to appeal to children aged 8-11 years old. The aim is to inspire young people –to think about the role of pulses (grain legumes) in feeding the world and to motivate them into playing a more active role in matters affecting their environment.
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tes logo A link to the TES (Times Education Supplement) a Free download pdf document contains six, hour-long lesson plans designed to either build concurrently or work as stand-alone classroom activities. The plans are aimed at KS2 children aged between 8 - 11 years old.
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sare logo Published by the SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education ©2012 ) in conjunction with the USDA this site provides access to the book Managing Cover Crops Profitably, 3rd Edition.
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rhs school gardening logo The RHS campaign for school gardening: Growing vegetables in school gardens. Information sheets, lesson plans, projects, topics, resources, activity ideas, events career information.
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intechopen logo A paper outlining the role of legumes in human nutrition. Open access and peer reviewed. Authors Yvonne Maphosa etal Published: August 2nd 2017
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the bean institute logo This site focuses on human health and nutrition and the benefits of having beans in the diet. News Letters, research, recipes, health issues and health management.
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ndsu logo Beans: Health benefits, preparation and use in menus. These economical foods have the potential to improve the diet quality and long-term health of those who consume beans regularly. The purpose of this publication is to provide evidence-based nutrition and health information about beans, preparation tips, sample recipes and references for further study.
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mayo clinic logo Nutrition and healthy eating : Want to add nutritious beans and legumes to your diet but aren't sure how? This guide can help.
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daa logo Dietitians Association of Australia: Legumes, what are they and how can I use them?
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teaching ideas logo Warm up activities. Bean themed Exercises for children: Perhaps appropriate to link with other legume, health and nutrition lessons?
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georgia organics logo Links to fact sheets, lesson plans, tasting, growing, easy activities, videos.
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ufop logo German site with translations in English: Union for the promotion of Oil and Protein plants. A downloadable lesson “Portrait of legumes“
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ufop logo German site with translations in English: Union for the promotion of Oil and Protein plants. A downloadable lesson, “Legumes as protein producers“ Legumes or legumes form nodules at their roots with special bacteria. This nitrogen binds in fascinating symbiosis and forms valuable proteins from it.
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