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

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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Teachers