Modules

  • 3 Lessons

    Food for the Future

    This module, allows students to explore where their food comes from. Students learn the history of agriculture, how humans have fed themselves over the last few thousand years and discover that agriculture has changed dramatically in the last 50 years. Students then learn how something very small - a seed - is very important and why they need to store seeds. Finally - the module ends off with learners exploring the concept of food security and look at some of the causes of food insecurity.

  • 3 Lessons

    My Foodprint

    This module, students learn how biotechnology has led to advancements in agricultural science and explore the pros and cons of genetically modified organisms (GMO's). Students keep exploring where their food is produced and how their food choices impact the environment. The modules concludes with a focus on how to transition into a healthier, sustainable food diet.

     

  • 3 Lessons

    Nature Knows Best

    This module explores the importance of eating plants as food and more specifically, how vital it is to eat and be aware of locally grown plants. This learning journey is furthered by looking at the best ways to manage one's food waste and the many creative ways in which we can create a circular flow in managing our food. 
    Starting from the roots, this knowledge will stick with the learners for life.

  • 4 Lessons

    School Food Audit

    In this module, students explore and analyze ways to improve school food systems. Students are put to the test when gathering and compiling data and have to present findings to the class and get their audit evaluated by peers and teachers. Students then practice their communication skills by presenting their data in interesting, relevant, and visually appealing ways.

  • 4 Lessons

    Sustainable Eating

    This module goes into depth on what exactly is food, and what are some of the different reasons we value it. Students learn different farming practices, how sustainable they are and what some of the possible solutions are for food-related challenges.

  • 3 Lessons

    Wonderful World of Plants

    The food we eat and the manner in which it is farmed/produced has a direct impact on our health as humans. This module immerses the learners into the world of plants and the benefits that plants as food has to our overall health and well-being. 
    Through practical activities, tasters and small seedling projects, learners will gain a better insight into food security and healthy eating. 

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