We found 296 reviewed resources for farming systems
What's Wrong with Our Food System
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
11-year-old Birke Baehr describes what he calls "the dark side of the industrialized food system". Explaining everything from genetically engineered seeds and organisms to Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), Baehr encourages his...
How Farming Planted the Seeds for the Internet
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is farming the greatest innovation in all of history? Watch as modern technology and advancements are traced back to the invention of farming in the Neolithic Revolution. The video illustrates how agricultural surplus led to division of...
The Economic System of Medieval Europe
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow are economics and politics intertwined? Societies in the Medieval period used feudalism for both economic and military reasons. The arrangement provided safety and met other needs. Using the included simulation, individuals...
Farming in Ancient Mesopotamia: An Ancient Civil Engineering Problem
Sixth graders identify the major obstacles in farming in Mesopotamia. They work together to design and build a model that solves these problems. They write a short essay that describes the problems and their possible solutions.
Farming the Desert: Geography of the Sahel
8th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Make the best of what you have! Learners investigate how people of the Sahel region do just that as they modify the land for framing. Collaborative groups research the geography of the Sahel region and how humans impact the ecosystem.
Real People, Real Farms: Case Studies of Animal Agriculture
8th - 11th
Students explore sustainable animal production. In this agriculture lesson, students examine how animal production is managed in the US and world. They apply this knowledge to real life situations by evaluating the sustainability of a...
Our Hungry Planet: Design Thinking Challenge
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars investigate an issue associated with food systems and design their own solutions. Working collaboratively, they follow each step in the design process to complete the 10th lesson of the 13-part Our Hungry Planet series.