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Food Deserts: Causes, Consequences and Solutions
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Food Deserts: Causes, Consequences and Solutions

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This lesson explores the concept of food deserts and the relationship between food deserts, poverty and obesity. Students are encouraged to examine their personal access to a healthy diet; compare prices of common staple items among different retail options; and analyze the causes and consequences of food deserts locally and nationally. Finally, students are asked to come up with solutions to help the food desert that is closest to their school.

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Food_Deserts_Causes,_Consequences_and_Solutions.docx

Lesson Plan
February 12, 2020
32.84 KB

Food_Desert_Statistics_handout.pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
89.99 KB

What's_in_store_handout.pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
86.44 KB
4.5
2 Reviews
Very useful resource that includes lessons, ideas for activities and graphic organizer.
rebwade
December 15, 2013
Great articles and resources.
jmesolello
May 20, 2013
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