In this two-day lesson, students will be introduced to several issues related to the social, economic, and environmental impacts of our current food system, including food waste, food deserts, agricultural land use, and the environmental impacts of diet choices.
During this Food Waste Audit, students will explore their own impact on our food system. Students will brainstorm solutions to reduce their food waste and be challenged to try out their solution!
Are your students ready to tackle a food system issue at home or in their school? The following guide will help you facilitate a structured design challenge in your classroom related to food at home, at school, or in the community.
In this lesson, students will practice rapid ideation—an important step in design thinking—by brainstorming solutions to issues surrounding our current food system.
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