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80 resources with the concept food production

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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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The 4 Seasons

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore Earth science by reading weather stories in class. In this four seasons lesson, students read a book for each season written by Nuria Roca while identifying the types of produce that are available during each season....
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Food Without Oil

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the oil crisis and how it affects the food they eat. In this food production lesson, students look at the foods sold in their grocery store and imagine which would leave if there was no oil to ship the food. They watch...
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From Milk to Cheese and Seed to Shelf

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students learn about food production by making cheese, seeing how a seed gets to a shelf, and discussing food safety. In 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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How Cheeseburgers Impact the Oceans

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the carbon emissions and carbon footprint associated with cheeseburger production. In this carbon emissions and carbon foot print instructional activity, students calculate the amount of energy that it takes to make a...
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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 lesson, students grow lettuce in a confined space with weight limitations. Students start a plastic pop bottle garden observing the growth and charting it....
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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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Food Systems Feed the World

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore Earth science by answering study questions on a worksheet. In this agriculture lesson, 1st graders identify how the food chain works and where humans obtain their daily meals from. Students answer study questions...
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Agriculture Pays

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders research economics by completing a class activity based on food production. In this agriculture lesson, 2nd graders define agribusiness and discuss how food reaches the masses when it's grown so far away. Students utilize...
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Peanut Butter Broccoli

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore food production by viewing DNA presentations. In this genetic engineering instructional activity, 5th graders discuss the foods they typically eat at home and how many common foods are engineered in a way that can...
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A Garden Plot: The Tale of Peter Rabbit

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore agriculture by reading a book in class. In this food identification lesson, students read the classic book The Tale of Peter Rabbit and discuss where their food comes from. Students review the characters in the book as...
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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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Why Are People Hungry and Malnourished?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore world hunger by analyzing statistics in class. In this malnutrition lesson, students discuss the probability of a child being born today without proper nutrition and how the food system can be revamped to provide...
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What Can We Do to Help End Hunger?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore poverty by participating in world hunger activities. In this food resources lesson, students identify the number of people around the world who suffer from malnutrition and possible remedies for their situation. Students...
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The Secret Life of a French Fry

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students 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.