Lesson Plan

Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Tierra: La niña de nuestros ojos (Earth: Apple of Our Eye)

Download Now

20 minutes

SUBJECTS: Math, Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Agriculture, Food & Hunger, Land Use

Resource Overview

A visual demonstration of the limited sources of food available from the Earth’s land, followed by discussion of how to feed a growing population.

Lesson plan PDF includes Spanish and English instructions.

Students will be able to:
  • Describe Earth’s geography as it pertains to habitable/uninhabitable land, developed land, and farmland.
  • Discuss threats to farmland and ways it can be preserved.

Features of This Resource

  • Powerful model of arable land availability
  • Two versions of this lesson – upper elementary and secondary grades
  • Students consider risks to farmland, such as overfarming, erosion, and monoculture

How Do I Get This Lesson Plan?

The resource is free. Click the green button for immediate download.

Download Now