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Where does our food come from?


Curipod generated lesson: "Where does our food come from?". #1-4

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name one main source of food.
2. Slide
60 seconds
Where Does Our Food Come From?
Most of the food we eat comes from plants and animals that are grown or raised on farms. Some food is grown in greenhouses or in hydroponics systems. Some food is even grown in oceans and lakes, like seaweed and fish!
3. Slide
60 seconds
Did you know?
Around 70% of all food in the United States comes from farms located in the Midwest. The average grocery store in the U.S. carries over 40,000 different items, most of which come from all over the world. The average grocery store strawberry travels 1,300 miles to get to the store!
4. Open question
300 seconds
What are some of the different countries where our food is sourced from?
5. Open question
300 seconds
What are some of the challenges associated with food production and transportation?
6. Open question
300 seconds
What can we do to ensure that our food comes from safe and healthy sources?
7. Open question
300 seconds
How can we become more aware of where our food comes from?
8. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw an elephant holding an umbrella and wearing a tuxedo while doing a happy dance in the rain
9. Drawings
1260 seconds
In pairs: Select one task
Question: Where does our food come from?
Think about the food you eat every day. How did it get to your plate? What are the steps involved in getting food from the farm to your table?
A: Work in pairs to draw a diagram showing the path from farm to table. B: Explain to your partner how each step works.
10. Poll
60 seconds
Where does milk come from?
  • Cows
  • Fish
  • Bananas
  • Clouds
11. Poll
60 seconds
What fruit grows on trees?
  • Cheese
  • Potatoes
  • Apples
  • Carrots
12. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are some of the ways that food is grown or produced to provide food for people?

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