Lesson Plan

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

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

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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.


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


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