The activity demonstrates the impact of food waste on the environment and explores options for net-zero food waste. It will motivate students to brainstorm and develop a zero food-waste strategy in their homes, communities, and society. This resource is recommended for teaching.
English Language Arts
Speaking & Listening (K-12)
7.SL.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
7.W.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
6.ESS3.3 Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.
7.8 Examine how economic decisions affect the well-being of individuals, businesses, and society.