Curriculum materials

1st June 2001 at 01:00
* For more information on ethical issues in farming, contact the Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council 01793 413200 www.bbsrc.ac.uk

* The British Egg Information Service 0207 370 7411 www.britegg.co.uk. See also the dedicated educational website www.eggsedu.org.uk

* For information about British meat, contact the British Livestock Commission PO Box 44 Winterhill House Snowdon Drive Milton Keynes, MK6 1AX 01908 677577 wwwbmesonline.org.uk

* British Waterways contact Customer Services, Willow Grange Church Road, Watford WD1 3QA 01923 226422

* The Crop Protection Association offers a range of educational materials on the use of pesticides 01733 349 225

* The Eden Project provides environmental resources and visits for schools and colleges For further information and bookings for visits, contact Pam Horton or Gill Hodgson 01726 811913 www.edenproject.com

* Exxon Mobil provides educational materials and is the sponsor of Growing with Trees and Greener Grounds. For more details, contact Martin Timms 01372 222000

* The Food and Farming Education Service represents all farming organisations and is acknowledged to be the principal authority on UK farming. For more details, contact the National Agricultural Centre Stoneleigh Park Warwickshire CV8 2LZ PHONE; www.foodandfarming.org.

* For details of the Groundwork and Maff Farmlink programmes contact David Bettis 0121 236 8565 www.groundwork.org.uk

* The Home Grown Cereal Authority represents UK cereal growers and producers and provides teaching resources and information about the Farmhouse Breakfast campaign. Contact Jo Howell or Rebecca Gerrity 020 7520 3901 www.hgca.com.

* Learning Through Landcapes provides educational resources for schools and organises the Growing with Trees project. For more information, contact Kathy Humphries, 3rd Floor Southside Offices, The Law Courts Winchester SO23 9DL 01962 846258 www.ltl.org.uk

* The National Dairy Council has excellent curriculum materials, incuding an Early Years Activities Book, nutrition guides and teachers' notes. It also provides school visits. NDC, 5-7 John Princes Street London W1M 0AP 0207 499 7822 www.milk.co.uk; e-mail: info@dairycouncil.org.uk

* Southern Water, PO Box 934, Bournemouth Dorset BH8 8YY 01202 244039

* Thames Water, Thames Water Customer Service Centre, PO Box 475 Swindon SN38 6TU 0645 200800

* The Royal Highland Education Trust Royal Highland Centre Ingliston, Edinburgh EH28 8NF 0131 335 6227 www.rhet.rhass.org.uk

* The Home Grown Cereal Authority represents UK cereal growers and producers and provides teaching resources and information about the Farmhouse Breakfast campaign. Contact Jo Howell or Rebecca Gerrity 020 7520 3901 www.hgca.com.

* Maff Farmlink provides a farm visit and curriculum materials scheme run by the business link organisation Groundwork. Visit www.groundwork.org.uk for details

* For information about the National Farmers Union visit www.nfu.org.uk. Kate Bennett is the union's national education co-ordinators 01934 713585 e-mail: katebennett@ compuserve.com

* Women's Farm Union: for more information, write to Ann Cross, Lake Cottage Huntsham. Tiverton Devon EX16 7NR e-mail: admin@wfu.org.uk

* Land Management country parks and estates For details about school visits and open days contact The Countryside Foundation www.countryside foundation.org.uk


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