ERIC Number: ED162885
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Environmental Education: Food - The Coming Crisis (Grades K-12).
New Jersey State Council for Environmental Education, Upper Montclair.
This publication presents classroom activities for teaching about the world food shortage. These activities are organized by objectives, are multidisciplinary and cover the K-12 grade levels. The objectives listed include: (1) Describe some food chains; (2) Appraise the effect of soil conditions, geographic and climatic factors on the food industry; (3) Describe the role of transportation in the distribution of food; (4) Explain the relationship between food and population; (5) Relate food production and processing to energy use; (6) Suggest some solutions to alleviate world hunger; (7) Analyze the relationship between food and economics; (8) Investigate the political aspects of food distribution; (9) Analyze the relationship between agriculture and land use; and (10) Identify factors causing worldwide concern about food. The activities are organized under each objective by problem area, grade level, and subject or course of study. This publication is a part of the "Environment and Quality of Life" series of Computer Based Resource Units that have been developed under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title III. (MR)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Council for Environmental Education, Upper Montclair.