Unit Plan

Food Waste Solutions

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Easy doesn't always mean better. In an era with pre-packaged everything, learners consider the environmental impact of the convenient trend. They critique the packaging of food and how waste impacts cost and then look for solutions.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Following the first lesson, challenge pupils to pack their lunches for the following day using the principles discussed
  • Ask the school lunch planner to speak about waste in their kitchen
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a specific set of materials and time for preparation
  • Emphasizes key scientific vocabulary throughout
  • Connects science principles directly to life decisions
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