Food Education Standards
What a Waste
Students will understand the impact of food waste and learn ways to reduce food waste through recipes that utilize food scraps.
What Pilot Light Teachers are saying:
“Students tracked food waste, and developed a class recipe using commonly wasted foods. Students created individual recipes to add to a classroom cookbook for our advocacy project.” – 5th grade teacher
Food waste and the environment
Common Core Math:
Grades 3-5 Number and Operations in Base Ten
Next Generation Science Standards:
Grades 3-5: LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
Grades 3-5: LS2.B: Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems
- base ten
- cycles of matter
- energy transfer
- food scraps
- food waste
- interdependent relationships
- numbers and operations
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