Nourish Curriculum Guide

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Focusing on ‘the story of your food,’ this curriculum guide is beautifully designed and uses storytelling and action-oriented projects to educate students about the reality of our food system and to inspire them to take action in their communities. Each activity theme includes an essential question, background information, materials, activity instructions, worksheets, vocabulary, an assessment, and extension ideas. The final activity theme, Action Projects, guides students through choosing, planning, and carrying out action projects related to food and sustainability.

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This curriculum actively engages students in a meaningful conversation about food and food systems. The activities give students opportunities to reflect on current food practices, to explore more sustainable ones, and to link their learning to relevant action. Activity themes include The Story of Food; Seasonal, Local Food; Food Traditions; Food and Ecosystems; Analyzing Food Ads; School Lunch Survey; and Action Projects.

Focusing on ‘the story of your food,’ this curriculum guide is beautifully designed and uses storytelling and action-oriented projects to educate students about the reality of our food system and to inspire them to take action in their communities. Each activity theme includes an essential question, background information, materials, activity instructions, worksheets, vocabulary, an assessment, and extension ideas. The final activity theme, Action Projects, guides students through choosing, planning, and carrying out action projects related to food and sustainability.