Food Waste Lesson Plans


Who Made Your Breakfast
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This lesson plan teaches students the natural resources required in food production by having them interact as producers and consumers, exploring the limitations and values of those resources.

Lesson 1

Who Made Your Breakfast

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Where the Waste Goes
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This lesson teaches students the negative effects of food waste in relation to water quality, climate change, and wildlife.

Lesson 2

Where the Waste Goes

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Food Solutions
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This lesson introduces students to food waste reduction strategies and encourages them to brainstorm new ways of reducing food waste.

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Food Solutions

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School Gardens
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This unit offers multiple lessons plans which encourage youth to reduce food waste by inspiring ownership and pride in that food. Children will be more likely to try new food when they grow it themselves. Most materials can be found in the great outdoors or purchased inexpensively at stores in your area.

School Gardens

School Gardens

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