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The Business of Food
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Objectives:
- To explain some of the advertising methods used by the fast food industry.
- To understand the potential consequences of fast food on health.
- To discuss the difference between health food and fast food advertising.

Subject:
Life Science
Nutrition
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Lecture Notes
Provider:
Healthy Planet USA
Date Added:
09/30/2015
Eating With The Seasons
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Objectives:
To understand the concept of harvest seasons and food availability.
To explain the consequences associated with eating out of season.
To identify sustainable solutions to eating foods out of season

Subject:
Life Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Healthy Planet USA
Date Added:
09/29/2015
Food Waste and the Environment
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Objectives:
- Demonstrate to students the energy, resources, and extensive steps it takes to produce food and to dispose of food waste.
- Discuss how the environment is being harmed through excessive food waste.

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Lecture Notes
Provider:
Healthy Planet USA
Date Added:
11/10/2015
How Plants Grow
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Objectives:
- To teach students how different conditions can change seed and sprout growth.
- To introduce photosynthesis.
- To investigate the growing stages of a seed to a plant.
- To introduce the concept of a hypothesis.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Healthy Planet USA
Date Added:
01/19/2016
How much food are YOU wasting?
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Objectives:
* Illustrate the problem of food waste in the United States.
* Inspire students to make conscious efforts to reduce their food waste.
* Use the mini food waste audit activity to demonstrate to students how they are contributing to the problem

Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Healthy Planet USA
Date Added:
11/10/2015
Imperfect Produce
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Objectives
-Demonstrate to students the enormous amount of produce that is wasted daily because they do not fit the aesthetic criteria of producers, retailers, and consumers.
-Show students that fruits and vegetables that do not look “perfect” taste the same as ones you find in the store.

Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Healthy Planet USA
Date Added:
11/10/2015
Nutrient Deficiency
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Objective:
To understand the three common deficiencies of nutrients that cause stunted growth in plants

Subject:
Botany
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Healthy Planet USA
Date Added:
02/03/2016
Organic vs Conventional Farming
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Objectives:

To discuss organic and conventional agricultural methods.
To identify the key differences between organic and conventional food production.
To understand the environmental effects of our food choices.

Subject:
Life Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Healthy Planet USA
Date Added:
09/30/2015
A Plant's Life
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This lesson is meant to teach students about the basic physiology of plants.
Objectives include:
- To identify different parts of a plant and understand their role within the plant’s life cycle.
- To identify and explain a variety of life processes within the plant.
- To explain why these things are important to the life of a plant.

Subject:
Life Science
Botany
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lecture Notes
Provider:
Healthy Planet USA
Date Added:
09/29/2015