Students will better understand the impacts the Columbian Exchange had on globalization and the global economy by learning…
Students will interpret and identify the sources and origins of different foods and their ingredients by analyzing immigration patterns, learning about different cultures, and mapping the ingredients that make up the Taco Al Pastor.
Students will discover the practical application of why corn, beans, and squash are considered “three sisters” in agriculture by reading the legend of the “Three Sisters” and preparing a traditional succotash.
Students will better understand the cuisine of other cultures by learning about the origin of tacos and by comparing and contrasting different ingredients used in tacos (such as corn and flour tortillas).
Students will learn about the benefits of seaweed and discover the impact that seaweed can have on climate change, the environment, and human health.
Students will learn more about geography by identifying areas of the world where food is produced, identifying networks of food movement, and making inferences about how food goes from farm to table.
Students will better understand food’s role in our history and food’s relation to socio-economic status by interpreting and scaling recipes used both on the Titanic and in their schools.
Students will better understand how to make healthier choices when choosing meals and snacks by learning what green foods are.
Students will learn about and calculate angles in nature by learning about honey bees’ “waggle” dance and tasting various samples of honey.
Students will understand how geographical features impact the way we live and the foods that are available to us by mapping seeds, grains, and nuts.
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