Activity 2: Life at sea

Lieutenant Cook expects all the crew to eat food that will help prevent scurvy—a terrible disease. Which of these food rations will help prevent this.

1. Drag items from My food rations into each category.

2. Click the Check button in the bottom left to check your answers.

3. Click the Reset button in the bottom left to start again.

This site will help you: Life at Sea in the Royal Navy


Food that will not prevent scurvy

Food that prevents scurvy


Sauerkraut (pickled cabbage)

Orange marmalade

A rat

Fresh goat's milk

Hard tack biscuits

Salted pork