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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4b, Unit 2: Research Study: Industrial and Agricultural Water Management

For Teachers 7th Standards
The 17 lessons in Module 4B, Unit 2 continue to focus on sustainable water management. Seventh graders research ways industry and agriculture currently use freshwater resources to ways sustainable water management could be improved. They...
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Sustainability: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sustainability is the focus of a collection designed to peak the interests of sixth through eighth-graders. Here you will find an assortment of lessons, activities, and videos covering topics such as sustainable transportation, forestry,...
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Food Sustainability Unit

For Teachers 4th
Lesson Plans for the week long unit about food sustainability. This unit talks about the different aspects of food and how it relates to sustainability. Day one considers the importance of a healthy diet and how malnutrition and over...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA Module 4: Sustainability of the US Food Supply Chain

For Teachers 8th Standards
Where does our food come from? Eighth graders research food chains and the consequences for stakeholders affected by those food chains. Using Michael Pollan’s, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, as a core text, the three units in this module teach...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 4b: Reading and Research: Water is Life

For Teachers 7th Standards
Water may be everywhere but supplies of freshwater are dwindling. An eight-week, three-unit module takes up the topic of water sustainability and freshwater management. In Unit 1, seventh graders read Barbara Kingsolver’s article, “Water...
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World Population History

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Six lessons challenge 21st-century learners to interpret maps, analyze real-world data sets, and use technology such as GIS to understand key global issues. The lessons, which can be used sequentially as a unit or individually, are...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 4, Unit 2: Researching Consequences and Stakeholders of Michael Pollan’s Four Food Chains

For Teachers 8th Standards
Which of Michael Pollan’s four food chains described in The Omnivore’s Dilemma would best feed the United States?  To answer this question, eight grade teams research other articles and resources and build a cascading consequences chart...
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Sustainable Agriculture: Soils And Food Production

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders recognize differences in soil quality from one area to another. They describe the importance of organic matter in soil health and suggest ideas that help provide adequate food supplies for the world. The interview a person...
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Sustainability

For Teachers 5th
Here is an in-depth, and incredibly thorough lesson plan on sustainable agricultural practices; specifically, regarding the growth of coffee. After completing and discussing a worksheet called "Thinking About Tomorrow," groups of...
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Toward a Sustainable Agriculture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Read about sustainable agriculture and complete related Internet activities. After reading background information about the economics of sustainable agriculture and the problems with the industrial food system, your young scholars click...
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Toward a Sustainable Agriculture

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Your class considers a case study of a sustainable agro-ecosystem and view a PowerPoint presentation about a sustainable farm. They complete a case study worksheet. Extension activities are included.
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Sustainable Livestock

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate healthy eating habits by researching livestock. In this food sustainability instructional activity, students research the negative impact factory farming has on our environment due to pollution. Students define...
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Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A series of hands-on, outdoor activities increase understanding of agricultural terms, soil management, pest control, and more. Plan ahead for this one as it requires a number of supplies and could be messy. Activities include...
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Agriculture and the Environment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the interdependence of agriculture and the environment. They research areas of interdependence and provide examples of situations where farmers are practicing conservation in the local area. Their findings are...
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Agriculture: It Doesn't Just Happen

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After reading an informational text on the Agricultural Research Service, learners research the role of the ARS in Oklahoma. Using reputable online sources, they label a map of the state with relevant areas. Researchers focus on one of...
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Sustainability: Learning for a Lifetime – Soil

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do great gardeners really have green thumbs—or just really great soil? Environmental scholars discover what makes Earth's soil and soil quality so important through research and experimentation. Learners also develop an understanding of...
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Sustainable Agriculture

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore examples of methods utilized in traditional agricultural practices. They state examples ot methods used in sustainable agricultural practices. They draw conclusions from information presented to them.
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Toward a Sustainable Agriculture

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine how to use ecological analysis to animal production systems.  For this sustainable agriculture lesson students examine where the nutrients flow in a system and complete several activities. 
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Sustainability: Learning for a Lifetime – The Importance of Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Water is essential for life—and understanding the importance of clean drinking water is essential in understanding sustainability! Show your environmental science class the basics of water testing and treatment through a week-long...
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End of Unit 2 Assessment, Part 1A: Fishbowl on Better Use of Water in Agriculture

For Teachers 7th Standards
Just keep swimming! Pupils participate in a Fishbowl discussion, sitting in two concentric circles and alternating between speaking and listening roles. During the discussion, they defend a claim about the best way to begin managing...
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What makes agriculture "sustainable"?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students define terms and distinguish between the goals and practices used to achieve sustainable agriculture.  In this sustainable agriculture lesson students demonstrate awareness of the different impacts of agriculture. 
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Forming a Research-Based Claim: Stakeholder Chart on Better Agricultural Water Management

For Teachers 7th Standards
How can industries manage water more sustainably? Building on the previous lesson, scholars explore the topic by creating a stakeholder chart for agricultural water management. Next, they participate in the World Café discussion protocol...
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Toward a Sustainable Agriculture

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze organic production systems. In this organic agriculture lesson, students examine key organic practices for both crop and livestock. This lesson includes 5 different activities, 4 critical thinking questions and...
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Organic Farming / Agriculture

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Want an organic farming resource packed with experiments, background information, science fair projects, and topics of interest for further research? Here it is. Young environmental scientists can explore concepts involved in organic...