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81 resources with the concept food production

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Nutrition and Physical Activity

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Emerging nutritionists explore what it means to be healthy. In the beginning of the unit, your class will examine the five food groups and learn how food gets from the farm to our plates. This leads into the investigation of the...
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Making Choices

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
When choosing what foods to eat, there are a lot of factors to consider. To help make the decision a little easier, young learners work in small groups developing short plays, stories, or advertisements that address the different issues...
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Where Your Food Comes From

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
In this age of globalization, the foods we eat often come from countries scattered all around the world. This research-based lesson plan asks young scholars to pick two of their favorite food items and investigate the origins of their...
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What If?

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
For many children around the world, food scarcity is a painful reality of daily life. Help young scholars understand the seriousness of this global issue with with a reading of the book The Good Garden. After discussing food security and...
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Urban Ecosystems 2: Why Are There Cities? A Historical Perspective

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the importance of food surpluses to the historical development of urban ecosystems.
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Fast Food Tomatoes

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
Here is a fantastic reading passage and discussion question to challenge your advanced learners. They read a passage describing arguments against the mass production of tomatoes for fast food resulting in poor treatment of workers. Then...
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Lesson Plan: What We Value

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How have values changed? How does our society influence our choices? Two great questions lead this discussion about food production, history, and cause-and-effect relationships. Pupils analyze a limestone relief from Assyria, research...
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Agriculture Awareness Through Poetry

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Whether you are viewing a landscape painting of a farm, examining a still-life portrait of a bowl of fruit, or reading a descriptive poem about cultivating food, you can't deny that agriculture plays a major role in visual and language...
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Alternative Animal Agriculture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Presenting an unusual topic, this collection of slides examines alternative animals that can be grown for profit or human use. It details the raising of rabbits as food, llamas for textiles, earthworms as fish bait, and a variety of...
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How Safe is that Fresh Autumn Cider?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Corn stalks and pumpkins, caramel apples and cider, falling leaves and brisk nights. There are a few of autumn's favorite things. But how safe is that unpasteurized cider bought at the roadside stand? Young researchers investigate the...
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Wisconsin Agriculture; Berry Bunch's Cherry Fast Facts

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore agriculture by researching Wisconsin's economy. In this cherry industry instructional activity, students read assigned text about the amount of cherries Wisconsin produces annually and the revenue it brings in to the...
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AP Environmental Science-Food Fight

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The content in this lesson plan is of a controversial nature. Please review to make sure it is suitable for your class. A video, The Meatrix is shown to the class, and then they discuss the emotionally-charged language that it uses. They...
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Animal Science as Agriculture

For Teachers 9th
The methods by which farming and agriculture became a valid area of study and research are detailed in this PowerPoint. Also presented are the steps involved for improving productivity and efficiency.  The use of scientific method and...
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Athens and Olive Oil

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Athens had olive oil—and lots of it! However, it needed wheat from the Egyptians. Understanding how societies get what they need through advantage and trade can be complicated. A scripted role-play exercise and in-class production...
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How It's Made - Yogurt

For Teachers 5th - 8th
If you are interested in exploring commercial food production with your upper-elementary or junior high schoolers, here is a video about how yogurt is made. It takes you through the processing of the fruit and the milk, as well as the...
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Beneficial Pollinators

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Hone in on the honeybee and learn how you can help these important pollinators from going extinct. Honeybees play an important role in plant growth; encourage your young biologists and environmentalists to see the significance of these...
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A Yen for Maximum Residue Limits in Food

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Future public health officials or agriculturists read an article and answer questions concerning the Japanese regulations for pesticide exposure. They compare the maximum residue limit for two, 4-D of Japan with other countries. This is...
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Urban Ecosystems 2: Why are There Cities? A Historical Perspective

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Second in a series of five lessons, this instructional activity encourages preteens to consider cities as urban ecosystems. First, they keep a food diary for a few days. They visit the Natrional Agricultural Statistics Service website...
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How Much is There to Eat?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine food production related to population density. In this interdisciplinary lesson plan, students gather data regarding food production in the American South and in India. Students follow the outlined steps to calculate the...
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Watering Our Prairie Farms

For Teachers 5th - 8th
After reading an article about irrigation on Canadian farms, learners participate in a discussion. They individually write an opinion paper about the surrounding issues. A lesson like this can be used in an earth science class when...
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Bud the Spud Moves West

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As part of a unit on Canadian agriculture, this focuses on how potato farms have increased in the west. Pupils participate in a discussion about the impact of consumer demand on production, and then they read an article about potato...
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Little Bees, Big Potential

For Teachers 6th - 9th
After reading an article on the alfalfa leafcutting bee, learners chart its characteristics alongside those of the honeybee. Then they draw the leafcutter lifecycle. The article provides fascinating reading when studying the role of...
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Food Science, Scientific Method: Reliability and Validity in Empirical Research

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Secondary learners explore food science by conducting an experiment using the scientific method and creating a science fair project based on their findings. They learn about food technology and modern research development. They...
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Step by Step

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Pupils explore agriculture by creating a food production diagram. In this farming lesson, students read assigned text about the entities that assist in food production companies such as farmers, truckers and supermarkets. Pupils create a...