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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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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

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Imperfect Produce
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-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.

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Organic vs Conventional Farming
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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.

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Life Science
Forestry and Agriculture
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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.

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Life Science
Botany
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Lecture Notes
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Healthy Planet USA