Food Issues in the 21st Century
Students study global and local food issues through examining the changing nature of farming on the prairies and the social and economic implications of this change for communities. As a culminating activity for the topic, students choose between an inquiry or action project based on food.
Developed by teachers Mark Wiehler and Aimee Yorke in a project supported by The Winnipeg Foundation.
Time Required: One month inquiry activity
Instructions for Students
See attached, 21st Century Food Issues_Student Assignment.
Students will submit their assignment at the end of the topic term in a manner which reflects their learning and understanding. All assignments will be graded using an appropriate rubric for each form that their assignment is submitted as. Students are encouraged to explore multiple forms of expression including: action project – journal and documented, research project as a word text including graphics, video or model.
Rubric included in the attached assignment outline.
Source:Mark Wiehler and Aimee Yorke
Resource Type:Lesson Plan
Subject(s):Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies,
Topic:Food and Agriculture, Globalization, Sustainable Development,
Grade: 9 10 11 12
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