Food for Thought


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Food for Thought is a spatial graphing activity that uses the participants as part of the graph. The activity helps students develop a feeling for the similarities and differences between populations. Many measures are used for comparison including population, population density, population growth rates, energy consumption, CO2 emissions, and more.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 9

    Topics: Economics, Personal and Community Health, Geology & the Dynamic Earth, Energy & Work, Education Theory and Practice, Professional Development, Health Science & Medical Technology, Mathematics, History-Social Science, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Life Sciences, Cells, Geography, Health Education, DNA, Genetics & Biotechnology, Science, Health & Physical Education, Growth, Development & Aging, Nature & Method of Science, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Earth's Resources, World Geography, Current Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Instructional Strategies, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Learning Theories

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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Teachers