Why Eat Organic? (9th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Science
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Environment
Focus Question 

What is each person's responsibility for environmental stewardship?

 

Photo Credit:  SF Farmers Market by Chris Schrier is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

The learner will develop an awareness of organic/sustainable foods as an alternative, earth-friendly way to eat. This lesson encourages the learners to evaluate their choices when they and their families purchase food products. Students identify how organic/sustainable foods contribute to their health as well as the health of our world.

Service Experience 
Students volunteer at a local organic farm and advocate for healthy eating in an area where their efforts may make an impact on community health. 
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Why Eat Organic? (9th Grade)
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
9
10
11
12

The learner will develop an awareness of organic/sustainable foods as an alternative, earth-friendly way to eat. This lesson encourages the learners to evaluate their choices when they and their families purchase food products. Students identify how organic/sustainable foods contribute to their health as well as the health of our world.