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To supplement its programme of school talks and cookery demonstrations, The Vegetarian Society has produced a primary school project pack and a GCSE project book. The former's lesson plans, photocopiable worksheets, healthy-eating poster and teachers' notes cover plant reproduction, meal design, basic nutrition and understanding food labels. The latter contains consumer statistics, glossaries, information on nutrition and menu design and much more. Colourful classroom posters are also available.

Contact Sarah Ayres, tel: 0161 928 0793; e-mail:; website: The Gauge and Toolmakers Association has produced an interactive CD-Rom aimed at 13 to 14-year-olds, which focuses on six areas of the industry - from mould tools for packaging to light clusters for the automotive industry. It includes on-the-job footage and an explanation of the production processes involved. Available from tel: 01844 274222 e-mail:

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