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5th May 2000 at 01:00
During National Vegetarian Week, June 26-July 2, The Vegetarian Society will be encouraging schools to try out meat-free meals with the help of a free teacher's pack, 'Veggies on the Move'. It comprises information, easy recipes and meal plans, posters and classroom activities. The Society also loans videos, and has a national network of experienced speakers and a virtual schoolroom at This contains a primary project pack and GCSE resources. The Vegetarian Society, Parkdale, Dunham Road, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 4QG. Tel: 0161 925 2000; See How I Grow!, a set of notes for primary teachers on growth an healthy living contains photocopiable activity sheets, illustrated game cards, two growth charts and two wall charts on 'What sport is for you?' and 'How tall are you?'. Child Growth Foundation, 2 Mayfield Avenue, London W4 1PW. Tel: 0208 994 LabNotes from the Wellcome Trust provides teachers with up-to-date information on research findings in biomedicine and activities for students aged 16 and over. Issue II, available now, looks at the techniques and ethical, legal and social issues surrounding the human genome project. The Wellcome Trust, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE. Tel: 020 7611 8888.

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