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68 resources with the concept food production

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From Milk to Cheese and Seed to Shelf

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners learn about food production by making cheese, seeing how a seed gets to a shelf, and discussing food safety. For this food production lesson plan, students complete 3 days worth of activities and learn about food production,...
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It's Just a Barn

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Investigate Pennsylvania Barns. Have your class consider the elements common to Pennsylvanian barns and why they are significant to the food production process. They write summaries of Frederick Watts and his impact on agriculture.
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"Wet" Your Appetite: Conserving Water

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate how water is utilized in producing food. In this agriculture lesson, students examine how much water goes into the creation of their daily menu. Students create a new menu that can conserve water and cut their water...
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The Fossil Fuel Energy in our Food and Drink

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the use of fossil fuel energy. In this ecology lesson, students review the multiple steps used to make an aluminum can. Small groups choose a breakfast cereal and create a flow chart showing all the processes used to...
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Orange Juice - From the Tree to the Glass

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders work in groups to create a play showing how an orange becomes orange juice at the store. In this economics and goods production lesson, 2nd graders complete a webquest that guides them though discovering the process of...
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There are Microbes in my Food!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders produce yogurt in the classroom as an example of the use of microbes in food production, and record observations in science journals.
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Hydroponics

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students experiment with growing food using hyrdroponics. In this science instructional activity, students grow lettuce in a confined space with weight limitations. Students start a plastic pop bottle garden observing the growth and...
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Plant Science Chapter #1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It may not stand as a cohesive presentation, but individually you may find a use for these slides. One slide describes how civilization began once man learned to plant and harvest food. Another explores the population growth over time....
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Farming in Nature's Image

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When Tom Larson inherited his father's traditional monoculture farm, he was disappointed with the amount of work required for the return in profit. He switched to organic farming methods. Your high schoolers read his story to learn about...
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Lesson: Living With the Farm Next Door

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Discuss with learners why farms are growing in size and why there is sometimes conflict between farmers and their non-farming neighbors. Read the article, "Living With the Farm Next Door," and then craft letters to the editor from the...
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Fresh Produce North of 60

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teen-agers discuss how fresh produce is brought into areas that do not have agreeable growing conditions and read an article from Canadian Agriculture at a Glance. They write an essay about projects that may help provide food in these...
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They're Tilling that Field Behind the Mall

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Unfortunately, the article for which this resource was written is not available. You can, however, find another current document on agriculture and urban development for your class to read together, and then still follow the suggested...
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Peanut Butter Broccoli

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore food production by viewing DNA presentations. In this genetic engineering lesson, 5th graders discuss the foods they typically eat at home and how many common foods are engineered in a way that can produce a bigger...
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Countries, Food and Culture

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore food production by researching culinary culture on the Internet. In this global food lesson, 3rd graders read assigned text about the different dietary habits of foreign cultures based upon their environment....
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The Secret Life of a French Fry

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars explore where the food they eat comes from. In this food lesson, students look at agriculture and food production. They follow the production of a french fry and discuss all the steps it goes through before being served. 
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Kansas Crops: From Seeds to Food

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore U.S. geography by researching food production. For this agriculture lesson, 1st graders identify the process of crops from a seed to a plate and discuss the importance of farmers in the production of such crops....
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Vegetable Twister

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils review vegetables and their nutrient values and production. In this vegetable production worksheet, students read information about the nutrients in vegetables and how they are grown. Pupils participate in a game of Twister to...
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Sharin the culture of food production

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers compare food production and procurement in Alaska and the Russian Federation. They compare food production and procurement within Alaska. Pupils comprehend and appreciate the differences Alaskan students meet children...
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How Much Land Does It Take To Produce Your Food?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students calculate the amount of land required to produce the food eaten by an individual for one year and compare the amount of land required to produce animal versus plant products. They use calorie counting resources to compile the...
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A Thin Slice of Soil

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the importance of soil in the production of what we eat and wear, and analyze the percentages of the earth used for food production. They create their own Pyramids of Life, and construct Dirt Babies out of hosiery, dirt...