People around the world have been eating and harvesting insects for centuries. Could eating insects be better for the environment than eating other sources of protein, like beef?
Grade level: 6-10
Length: 4 minutes
Next Generation Science Standards: MS-ESS3.A, MS-ESS3.C, MS-ESS3.D
Video Discussion Questions:
- Would you eat insects? Why or why not?
- Why do you think there are more people in the world who eat insects than people who don't?
- What might be the effects (for example, on the environment, or on society) of moving from a beef-heavy diet to an insect-heavy diet?
- How could we raise insects to be an efficient and sustainable food source? What should we take into consideration?