Activities

Activity 1: Guided group work - What do we eat, where does it come from and how much does it cost?

Interrogate pictures from Time Magazine To consider food origin, transportation and economic implications.

Porritt, J. (2013). The World We Made: Alex McKay’s story from 2050. London: Phaidon Press. (Travel and Transport sections)

Scoffham, S. Making Connections.

 

Activity 2: Research/survey - Managing food waste in relation to local and global food sources.

  Researching how and where your family, friends, local shops and restaurants buy their food.Provide advice in a booklet for your local community about how to reduce food waste (think about how  local and global implications).

National Geographic article  Food waste quiz

 

Activity 3:Frontal teaching and discussion - Fair trading: how the transportation of commodities can be sustainable. Compare the advantages and disadvantages cheap of short lived commodities with expensive longer lasting ones.

Paradox of choice video