We set up a circus of three activities spending approximately 10 minutes at each activity. Download these as Teacher's Notes (172kb MS Word doc).

List of Resources

Activity 1: What did FEPOW eat?

  • Samples of pomelo, coconut, spices and boiled rice to taste.
  • Students had to construct a food pyramid and then compare a balanced diet to a FEPOW diet.

Activity 2: Brilliant Bamboo

Resources – images of bamboo structures e.g. temple (6.47mb JPG), building (4.87mb JPG) medical tools and information. Also had plates and bowls made from bamboo, as well as samples of bamboo as it grows (6.98mb JPG). (See Design Technology activity).

Activity 3: Tropical diseases