The Journey 2050 Self-guided Experience is designed for use when a teacher cannot facilitate the lessons in the classroom. It is ideal for distance learning or with a substitute teacher.
Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture
Students will be introduced to the concept of agricultural sustainability and begin exploring the core question, "How will we sustainably feed nearly 10 billion people by the year 2050?"
Students will identify primary soil nutrients and explore methods of maintaining soil health to produce healthy and abundant crops.
Students will recognize water as a necessary, but limited natural resource and discover methods of conservation to improve sustainability.
Students will discover how economics and agricultural sustainability impact one another on a local and global scale.
Students will recognize that arable land (suitable for growing crops) is a limited resource and discover best management practices for land use.
Careers for 2050 and Beyond!
Students will discover careers related to agriculture and explore their connection to building a sustainable future.
Technology and Innovation
Students will explore new technologies that will impact the future of farming and agricultural sustainability.
These learning activities have been adapted from the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix and are ready for student eLearning engagement.