Content Area Standards
Students will be able to:
Materials and Resources
Presentation, 5 printed school lunches
5 poster boards to go next to each one
Markers for students to write on poster board
Journals for students
Crayons + Colored pencils for farm picture
1 piece of Chart Paper
Production, Consumption, Change Over Time, Supply and Demand, Interdependence, Lifecycle
Students must have knowlege on what a consumer is. Students must also know what influences them to purchase or consume goods and how thier consumer habbits have consequences.
Scaffolding will be adjusted to meet students' needs.
I used to think...Now I think
Students will be asked to draw a picture of a farm looks like. The students will have to incorporate the journal questions into their pictures by either writing them in or drawing them. At the end of the lesson students will be asked to redraw their image of a farm and re-answer the journal questions. As a whole class the students will discuss the changes they see from the pictures and answers.
What our school lunch choices look like
What is the True Costs of My School Lunch?
Where does my hamburger come from?
How long does it take to go from farm to fork?
What resources are being used?
What are the environment impacts?
Rethinking our Choices
The Investigation Continues: Transition into lesson 3