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Food and Culture, Spring 2011
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Explores connections between what we eat and who we are through cross-cultural ...

Explores connections between what we eat and who we are through cross-cultural study of how personal identities and social groups are formed via food production, preparation, and consumption. Organized around critical discussion of what makes "good" food good (healthy, authentic, ethical, etc.). Uses anthropological and literary classics as well as recent writing and films on the politics of food and agriculture.

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Arts and Humanities
Nutrition
Anthropology
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Full Course
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M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Paxson, Heather
Good Food: The Ethics and Politics of Food Choices, Fall 2012
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This course explores the values (aesthetic, moral, cultural, religious, prudential, political) expressed ...

This course explores the values (aesthetic, moral, cultural, religious, prudential, political) expressed in the choices of food people eat. It analyzes the decisions individuals make about what to eat, how society should manage food production and consumption collectively, and how reflection on food choices might help resolve conflicts between different values.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Ecology
Nutrition
Material Type:
Full Course
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Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Sally Haslanger
ISKME's Sun Curve Design Challenge Project Wiki Page
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This wiki page documents the Sun Curve Design Challenge, inspired by the ...

This wiki page documents the Sun Curve Design Challenge, inspired by the "Sun Curve" aquaponic garden sculpture to challenge teachers and students to produce new OER materials and incorporate green design thinking into the classroom.

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Biology
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ISKME
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ISKME
Media Constructions of Sustainability: Food, Water & Agriculture
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This kit explores how sustainability has been presented in the media with ...

This kit explores how sustainability has been presented in the media with a particular focus on issues related to food, water and agriculture. Each of the 19 lessons integrates media literacy and critical thinking into lessons about different aspect of sustainability. Constant themes throughout the kit include social justice, climate change, energy, economics and unintended consequences.

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Arts and Humanities
Journalism
Agriculture
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Provider:
Ithaca College
Provider Set:
Project Look Sharp
Author:
Sox Sperry