Pig Power: Creating Biogas and Renewable Energy
A new lesson plan to explore the science of energy and energy conversion and evaluate some of the environmental impacts of hog farming. Students explore technologies that minimize negative human impact by creating biogas energy from animal waste.
Our Beautiful Planet
Video clips showcasing research in climate science to spark curiosity and increase student understanding of how the world works.
Food production must keep up with demand and changing tastes. As global populations increase and economics change, the need for higher protein sources becomes critical. Explore these curriculum resources from Nourish the Future.
Can your students compare and contrast subsistence farming and commodity farming? See a subsistence farm in Ghana and discuss the challenges.
A Tale of Two Burgers: Beef and Plant-based Protein
Compare the components of beef and plant-based burgers, determine production and processing methods of each product, and discuss different points of view in the agricultural industry concerning plant-based proteins and traditional beef.
The Produce Nerd
Get a behind the scenes look at the produce industry, including harvesting, packing and processing operations. Learn how to select and store produce and much more. Don't miss the YouTube channel!
Eating Less Meat Won't Save the Planet
Would our environment benefit if we stopped eating meat? What type of water is necessary to grow livestock compared to growing crops? Think critically about our food choices.