We found 18 resources with the concept organic farming
Farmland: GMOs and Organic Agriculture
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learn more about genetic modification, organic farming, and the role of biotechnology in agriculture by watching a documentary that shows how newly gained knowledge can be applied to specific situations involving farmers and the choices...
Turning Food Waste Into a Resource
5 mins 5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
One in every seven truckloads of perishable foods delivered to grocery stores gets thrown away. Is there anything that can be done with this waste? One solution is to recycle the old produce and turn it into fertilizer. The video, part...
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.
What's Wrong with Our Food System
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
11-year-old Birke Baehr describes what he calls "the dark side of the industrialized food system". Explaining everything from genetically engineered seeds and organisms to Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), Baehr encourages his...