Where Does Our Food Come From?

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Published September 5, 2017
Subject: Culinary, Science, Social Studies
Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Place of Learning: Garden, Academic Classroom
Resource Type: Lessons
Grade Level: Grade 7, Grade 8
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Kerstin Martin
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Students should learn about how energy is lost along a food chain. Students should be able to use this knowledge to assess the relative environmental impacts of plant-based foods and animal-based foods.

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