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Hoo Eats Who and What is What in Your Own Backyard?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bird is the word! Teach life science scholars the importance of our feathered friends and the roles they play in our ecosystem. Using the plan, learners investigate the birds in their areas, determine the biotic and abiotic factors that...
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Bats: Need Nectar, Will Travel

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Beginning wildlife biologists become adult bats, baby bats, snakes, owls, bobcats, or land-clearing developers in a grand role-playing activity. In a large open space, they play a game in which they move to designated areas based on what...
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Think Before You Eat

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Small changes in individual diets add up quickly, which is the theme of the ninth lesson in the 13-part Our Hungry Planet unit. Viewers watch a video to learn basic facts before reading a handout and discussing their own choices.
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Sustainable Food Solutions: Weighing the Pros and Cons

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
A growing demand for sustainable food systems comes from schools and even some cities. So what are some solutions? Scholars consider four different ways to approach sustainable food solutions and list the pros and cons of each. The fifth...
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Rapid Brainstorming: How Can We Improve Our Global Food System?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
In 2018, the average fast food burger cost $2.64 while a salad averaged $4.14. Does the price difference matter to public health? Scholars consider that question and others in a brainstorming session about improving our global food...
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Defusing the Population Bomb

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
With 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,...
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Evolution by Natural Selection

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bird is the word! Young biologists discover how the tiny finch changed the way scientists viewed evolution and changes in species using a fascinating video from Fuse School's Evolution playlist. The narrator describes Darwin's journey to...
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Ecological Footprint

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does your lifestyle measure up in terms of your ecological footprint? Young ecologists examine their impact on the planet using an insightful online calculator. A short quiz asks users to rank the size of their homes, their energy...
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The First Brachiosaurus

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do scientists know when they've discovered something new? Travel back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the earth using an interesting video, which is part of Brain Scoop's Fossils and Geology playlist. The narrator examines the...
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Human Impact on the Food Web of Santa Cruz Island

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What happens when a non-native species is introduced onto an island? Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Island chain located off the coast of southern California, provides the perfect laboratory for young environmental scientists to...
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Fitting In

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Birds help other birds find food? Scholars are placed into one of five groups of different birds. Each group then "feeds" on letters of paper in a field and gather five pieces per person. As each group plays, more food is exposed,...
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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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Natural Resources

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What natural resources are available in your area? Your learners can consider this question after reading a brief passage about natural and renewable resources. After reading, class members respond to five questions related to the reading.
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Trace The French Fry

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
How does locally grown produce sold at a farmer's market compare to a more complex industrial system in the way they each affect the environment, people, and the economy? Pupils explore the different types of food systems and how they...
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Food Lessons for Kids

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students become familiar with the origins of different foods. In this food origins lesson, students share foods and research the culture they come from. Students follow the path of the ingredients from its start to the plate.
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2nd Grade - Act. 17: Source Relay

For Teachers 2nd
Help your 2nd graders understand the difference between natural and man-made materials. They will sort breakfast food items into sources: store, factory, natural world, and farm. They will work together to classify, form conclusions, and...
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The Great Seed Rescue

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore biology by participating in a seed saving activity. In this botany lesson, students identify the importance of seeds in the reproduction of food and utilize push pins and jars to collect real seeds. Students label the...
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Where is Agriculture?

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore agriculture. In this agriculture lesson, students read "Where is Agriculture?" and discuss all the things that come from agriculture. Students discuss what they need to survive and give examples of agricultural products...
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Food Security/Insecurity

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars gain awareness of global patterns of food distribution. They are introduced to the concepts of food security and food insecurity. Pupils investigate the nutritional status of others around the world using information...
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Share the Shaking-Butter Making

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students create their own butter. In this butter making lesson, students investigate modern and historical methods of making butter. Students create their own butter out of heavy whipping cream.
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Pre-K Appetizer

For Teachers Pre-K
Students explore health by identifying positive eating habits. In this dietary activity, students read several books about eating well and making wise food decisions. Students view the food pyramid on the USDA website and discuss the...
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Wetland Habitats

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the program Alice and the Internet to research wetland habitats.   In this habitat lesson students build their own Alice world that includes wetland habitats, food sources and ways to protect the habitats. 
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Food Insecurity in a Global World: Perspectives from Africa

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate food shortages. In this global issues lesson, students examine how food scarcity issues have impacted the people of Eastern Africa. Students use the information they gather to consider how historical, political, and...
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Food Insecurity in a Global World: Perspectives from Africa (Lesson One)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate food scarcity. In this global issues lesson plan, students examine food scarcity issues that have impacted the people of Eastern Africa. Students use the information they gather to determine methods of providing food...