FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT Lesson Plans (4-9 YEARS)

What is Composting?

Date Added: 25-09-2019

Students will gain an understanding of composting and identifying compostable and non-compostable items. In an optional lesson extension, students will work cooperatively to create a classroom compost.

Food Packaging - School Wide Analysis

Date Added: 24-09-2019

Students will examine school waste over a one day period and create brochures to encourage reusable, recyclable, and sustainable food packaging.

Plastic Food Packaging

Date Added: 24-09-2019

Students will compare and contrast a variety of school lunches and design their own environmentally friendly school lunch.

Journey through the Food System

Date Added: 24-09-2019

Students will follow the journey of a strawberry through the food system, understand that food takes a long journey to get to their homes, and will gain experience writing a narrative RAFT style piece to demonstrate their understanding of the food system.

Supermarket Sweep

Students will gain an understanding of the differences in prices for same foods across regions, and understand that same foods can cost more depending on where you live.

Date Added: 24-09-2019

Date Modified: 24-09-2019