U.S. Agricultural Subsidies and Nutrition

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Most young people don't spend a lot of time thinking about why some foods cost less than others. This resource uses clips from the documentary, Food, Inc. to explore the impact of agricultural subsidies on nutrition, health, and the economy. The topic is introduced by asking class members what determines the food they typically eat in their homes; for example, taste, cost, nutrition, etc. Next, learners record information on a viewing guide as they watch the clips. There is ample discussion, supplementary graphs, and extra readings to help ensure a thorough understanding of the topic. Numerous extensions and adaptations provide easy ways to further develop this plan.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
Technology
Video
Year
2013
Usage Permissions
Fine Print