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26 resources with the concept local agriculture

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EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 4, Unit 2: Researching Consequences and Stakeholders of Michael Pollan’s Four Food Chains

For Teachers 8th Standards
Which of Michael Pollan’s four food chains described in The Omnivore’s Dilemma would best feed the United States?  To answer this question, eight grade teams research other articles and resources and build a cascading consequences chart...
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Lesson Planet

Sustainability: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sustainability is the focus of a collection designed to peak the interests of sixth through eighth-graders. Here you will find an assortment of lessons, activities, and videos covering topics such as sustainable transportation, forestry,...
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Food Sustainability Unit

For Teachers 4th
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...
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EngageNY

Determining Cascading Consequences Using The Omnivore’s Dilemma: Industrial Food Chain

For Teachers 8th Standards
Which of Michael Pollan's four food chains from his book The Omnivore's Dilemma would best feed everyone in the United States? Using a thought-provoking resource, scholars learn how to create a Cascading Consequences chart to answer the...
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Lesson Planet

Soil Infiltration: Soil Porosity Testing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Soil pollution has a longer reach than may seem possible. A video presentation demonstrates how a seemingly isolated soil contamination spreads and even reaches waterways. The lesson demonstrates how scientists conduct porosity tests...
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The Olsen Test for Phosphorus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A short video teaches viewers about the Olsen Test, a soil test specific for plants grown in arid regions. The soil in arid regions has a higher pH and plants require special treatment to thrive. The video provides information about the...
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Could Underwater Farms Help Fight Climate Change?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is there a way to sustainably farm the ocean? Welcome to the world of restorative ocean farming. A short video looks at the advantages and issues associated with aquaculture. 
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2012 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Why do countries create boundaries? Scholars explore similar ideas using prompts from the 2012 AP Human Geography test. Pupils also test their acumen with questions on agriculture and the growth of Islam. 
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2016 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Do your learners have the test-day jitters? Questions from the 2016 administration of the AP Human Geography exam allow for extra practice on topics such as economic activity, national identity and language, and agricultural practices....
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2018 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What role do women play in agrarian economies? How has gentrification affected neighborhoods in positive and negative ways? To what extent has language evolved over time? Learners consider these questions using authentic test questions...
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2007 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Indigenous languages are making a comeback in some parts of the world. People now see land use patterns in our cities' marketplaces. Why do these things happen? Queries from the 2007 AP exam in Human Geography unpack these complicated...
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Meeting Human Needs

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How to meet the needs of people around the globe—a question many ask. The fifth in a six-part series about human population and its effects on the globe, the eye-opening lesson includes discussion, a homework activity, and an in-class...
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Let's Learn About Stewardship and River Basins

For Teachers 8th Standards
What does it mean to be a good steward? Middle school environmentalists learn to care for their state's waterways through research, a guest speaker, and poster activity. Groups must locate and learn more about a river basin and the human...
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ETS2B - Influence of Science, Engineering and Technology on Society and the Natural World

For Teachers K - 12th
Science, engineering, and technology have an impact on our natural world. As the world population increases, the demands on natural resources also increase. Science, technology, and engineering work together to address these concerns...
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Reforestation: Impact on Climate

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If trees fall in a forest, we may not hear them, but the ecosystem knows the difference. Learners examine the cost of deforestation on local ecosystems with a focus on global climate change. The lesson examines the impact on the carbon...
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The Geography of Thanksgiving Dinner

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Thanksgiving dinner is a time of savory sauces and delicious dinners. But where do all those ingredients come from? Teach middle schoolers about local agriculture with a lesson that focuses on the elements of a traditional Thanksgiving...
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Shapes in Agriculture

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
It's time to get crafty with shapes! Your future farmers demonstrate their geometric ability by building a farm using triangles, circles, rectangles, and squares. But first, scholars take part in a brainstorm session inspired by their...
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Bacteria Sampling

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars explore the procedure for bacteria sampling in a virtual lab by first walking through a detailed step-by-step procedure of preparing the samples of raw milk and pasteurized milk, growing the bacteria, and comparing results....
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Testing for Corn Mold

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners complete a virtual lab to test for a corn mold that can lead to dangerous toxins. They walk through a detailed step-by-step procedure then see their findings. Throughout the activity, they learn how to use lab tools and practice...
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Invasive Species

For Teachers 7th Standards
Aliens aren't the only things that could invade Earth. In fact, there may be an invasive organism right in your backyard! In the activity, middle school learners explore invasive species by studying their impacts on ecosystems and...
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Our Water: Many Users - Many Uses

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
California's water supply is not always stable. Learn about the ways that California weathers a drought with a reading activity about water usage and agriculture. Once kids finish the reading passage, they answer a series of...
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On This Day: Cesar Chavez Day

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
New ReviewScholars learn how Cesar Chavez and his labor union organized boycotts to promote changes for migrant farm workers. In video clips, Chavez also speaks on how the boycott can promote change and efforts people can take to help. The...
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1999 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Pollution is a real concern in most areas of Earth. A four-question AP® assessment has learners analyze data related to water pollution and air pollution as well as consider the pros and cons of recycling. Each question has several...
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2004 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Radioactive isotopes have a wealth of uses, but their waste may cause some concern. One of four free-response questions challenges learners to devise a waste removal strategy for medical radioactive substances. Other questions address...