Food Miles Activity

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Science Lessons That Rock
Grade Levels
9th - 11th
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27 pages
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How far does your food travel? In this activity, students will analyze the carbon footprint associated with their food. They will learn about food miles and analyze food labels for an entire day's worth of food. Using computers, they will look up the distance the food traveled from distributor to their home.

Included in this purchase:

- 25 slide powerpoint presentation with pictures of food lables

- 2 page student worksheet

- Answer key

* This activity requires internet access

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Total Pages
27 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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