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Sustainable Livestock

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate healthy eating habits by researching livestock. In this food sustainability instructional activity, students research the negative impact factory farming has on our environment due to pollution. Students define...
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Frightening Factory Farms

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students discuss existence of and conditions on factory farms, and identify alternatives to factory farms that provide sustainable solutions for food production and environmental safety.
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Caged at What Cost?

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students consider the impact of different farming practices. In this factory farming lesson plan, students identify the cost to animals and our environment when producing eggs for consumption. Students identify animal cruelty conditions...
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The Transportation Game

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate food production and factory farming. In this animal welfare lesson, students read assigned text based upon animal cruelty during farm transportation and identify laws that have been enacted to fight that. Students...
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The Influence of Human Activity on the Environment

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The surge in human population in the last 2,000 years, due in large part to better health care, has brought a surge in the demand for resources and in pollution. The graphics, photographs, and real-life examples in a thought-provoking...
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2004 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Human geography involves everything from why people build factories along the United States-Mexico border to how land-use patterns and demographics are related. So, how do test-takers put it all together? Focused questions from an AP...
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Stimulus Response

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the five steps in the stimulus-response pathway. They analyze the senses and the difference between animals' primary and secondary senses. Students collect information about animal behavior to debate the ethics of...
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Investigating Suffering

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
Students research industrial farming and animal cruelty. In this food production lesson, students read assigned text and discuss the fact that most animals in the food industry are diseased, treated poorly, and not fit for consumption....
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Animal Rights--Discussion Questions

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this animal rights worksheet, students read and answer the discussion questions related to animal rights. Students answer 7 questions.
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Farm or Factory

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars compare and contrast farm and factory products. In this farm and factory lesson, students listen to a SMART Board-supported lecture and then complete activities that require them differentiate between farm and factory...
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Who Made Breakfast

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine animal rights by researching factory farm methods. For this animal abuse lesson, students identify how many ingredients used in their breakfast come from animals. Students research the health hazards caused to humans by...
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The Meatrix: Do You Want the Truth? Factory Farm vs. Family Farm

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the differences between family farms and factory farms. They practice using different math computations and reading graphs and tables. They work together in groups to research the differences between the farms and make a...
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Describe a Journey

For Teachers 5th - 8th
 Learners describe the sensory experience of a character's journey in an essay.  In this precise details writing lesson, students explain the effects on the senses of weather, time of day, landscape, and other experiences.  Learners use...
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Reading Comprehension 4

For Students 11th - 12th
Ever needed a reason to stop eating meat? Read this interesting (and slightly disgusting) passage with your class to assess reading comprehension. 
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A Cow's Life

For Students 1st - 2nd
Moo! An engaging two-part worksheet focuses on the role of cows in our agriculture system. The second part of the worksheet has ten discussion questions, which should lead to some interesting points about cows. Young farmers can learn...
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Analogy: Reasoning by Comparison

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
"Life is like a box of chocolates. . ." "Barack is a Mac, Hillary is a PC." Literal and figurative analogies are featured in a presentation that models how to use analogies to bolster arguments.
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A Chicken's Life

For Students 3rd - 5th
Here is a set of comprehension questions that go with the story "A Chicken's Life." Learners answer each of nine questions by filling in the blank with the correct word then, they complete ten additional comprehension questions that...
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People Who Make a Difference

For Students 2nd
A thought-provoking learning exercise on vegetarianism and animal's rights awaits your second graders. Learners discuss Cesar Chavez' reasons for becoming a vegetarian, then answer some questions on the learning exercise.
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The Tribes We Lead

For Students 9th - 12th
With all the information and technology we offer to our learners, we can sometimes neglect the importance of directing them on how to best use these opportunities. In this video, Seth Godin encourages his audience to 1) tell a story to...
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Social Studies and Economics

For Teachers K - 7th
Learners investigate the products agriculture provides in raw materials. In this agriculture products lesson, students make a list of common items used and foods eaten. Learners work in teams to categorize agriculture products based on...
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Civil Rights through Photographs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners examine why racial tensions continued after laws were put into place to try and create equal treatment.  In this two part Civil Rights lesson plan, students explored the causes of the movement through photography and a...
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Proofreading and Editing

For Students 6th - 12th
In this editing worksheet, students are given an review of the use of quotation marks and are then asked to punctuate 2 short dialogues and one passage with quotations marks, capital letters, periods and commas among other things....
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Anymore, No Longer, and Still Exercise

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this anymore, no longer, and still worksheet, learners fill in the blanks to sentences with either the words anymore, no longer, or still. Students fill in the blanks for 15 sentences.
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Sustainable Dining

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students identify consumer products and sustainable foods. They calculate the differences in prices and applying those prices to the cost of a meal. They also discuss the costs and benefits of buying sustainable products.

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