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Middle School Science & Social Studies | Food Waste Lesson

Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Civic Life (C3) Framework for State Social Studies Standards, Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards


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Access Free Lesson Plan Here: Food Waste & Our Planet

This lesson explores the complexities of food waste and its connection to climate change.

Step 1 - Inquire: Students think about food waste and how it may be connected to climate.

Step 2 - Investigate: Students learn about different sources and areas of food waste, how food waste is rooted in inequity, and how food waste contributes to greenhouse gas emissions.

Step 3 - Inspire: Students discuss different solutions and actions being taken to address food waste and reflect on the actions they can take within their own community.

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Food Waste & Our Planet - SubjectToClimate - SML.pdf

Lesson Plan
February 10, 2023
0.9 MB
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Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.
Distinguish the powers and responsibilities of citizens, political parties, interest groups, and the media in a variety of governmental and nongovernmental contexts.
By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.


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