Lesson Plans 6-12
Bio Mag Tag (5-7)
Learn how toxic chemicals concentrate at the top of the food chain through biological magnification.
Cooking with the Sun (3-6)
Learn how the sun’s heat can be harnessed to cook food, and then construct a solar cooker.
Healthy Food is Good Food (4-12)
Identify healthy foods by comparing whole foods with junk foods.
I Want it! I Need it! (7-12)
Evaluate and analyze our consumption habits.
It’s a Wrap (3-6)
Analyze packaging of everyday items, and learn how to reduce waste.
Packaging Your Product (7-12)
Examine product packaging, and then design alternative packaging that minimizes waste.
Smarty Plants (2-7)
Learn about plants and pollinators, and design imaginary plants.
Targeting Teens (6-12)
Analyze advertisements geared toward teenagers and how they promote consumption.
True Cost of Cool (6-12)
Analyze media messages, and learn about environmental costs of consumption.
Waste-Less Lunch (K-12)
Learn how to conserve natural resources by packing a “waste-less” lunch.
“Wet” your Appetite (6-12)
Learn how much water is needed to produce food, and create a menu that helps conserve water.
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