We found 71 resources with the concept food production
Defusing the Population Bomb
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWith a human population of 7.6 billion and counting, how do we tackle the population problem? Examine the data using a video from an extensive science playlist. The resource explains why the human population began to increase rapidly,...
Inside the Svalbard Seed Vault
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
One of the most important deposits humankind can make isn't money. Explore the depths of the Svalbard Seed Vault using a video from the Veritasium playlist. The narrator and his guide examine the sealed cartons of seeds from nations...
How Humans Made Malaria So Deadly
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Combine agriculture and an increase in population density in sub-Saharan Africa and what do you get? Malaria! Young immunologists explore malaria's deadly rise to fame in a video. The narrator discusses its beginnings as a hitchhiking...
Food Sustainability Unit
Lesson Plans for the week long unit about food sustainability. This unit talks about the different aspects of food and how it relates to sustainability. Day one considers the importance of a healthy diet and how malnutrition and over nutrition effects the body. Day two has to do with how food is grown, and the physical processes involved. Day three discusses how food gets from the farm to the table. Day four is about the sustainability of the practices that we have in place, and day five wraps it up with a service learning project at a local Feed My Starving Children.
Urban Ecosystems 2: Why are There Cities? A Historical Perspective
4th - 6th
Second in a series of five lessons, this lesson 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 for current data...