February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.


Eating Insects – Would You Do It and Why? – Verity Jones – Ages 8-11

A plate of food - Insect bolognaise?

Eating Insects – Would You Do It and Why? – Verity Jones – Ages 8-11

Ages 8-11

This session invites you to think about what you eat and how it impacts on your own health and the environment. It will invite you to consider why some people think we should eat insects and explore insect farming and cooking with our six legged friends.

Session Presenter

Dr. Verity Jones

Verity Jones

Dr Verity Jones is an educational researcher at the University of the West of England, Bristol. She led the first research of its kind that asked children under 14 years old – would you eat bugs?

Event Hours(1)

  • Thurs 18th Feb

    11.30 - 12.30

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