A Plant's-Eye View

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Why is it important to look at the world from other species' points of view? Author Michael Pollan claims it is a way to reanimate the earth, realize Darwinian insights, and to take the food we need from the earth while healing it in the process. Pollan offers an in-depth look into permaculture and a self-maintained agricultural system modeled from a natural ecosystem. Make sure to periodically pause the video to check for understanding and explain concepts more fully to your class.

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CCSS: Adaptable


  • Offers nice description of modern example of permaculture
  • Can construct your own online assessment questions

  • Speaker moves at a slower pace
  • May be difficult to keep class members engaged