Download the activities below from Chapter 3’s Curriculum Connections.
Lettuce Be Different
Students compare their own similarities and differences. They then grow and compare several varieties of lettuce plants to explore variations within the same type of plant.
Grouping things with similar characteristics helps us make sense of our world.
The Roots of Food
This activity introduces what influences students’ own food choices and those of people in different cultures.View Lesson
The Million Dollar Can o’ Soup or Salsa
Students participate in creating a food product, identify and explain the steps in production, and describe the influence of those steps in the cost of the item.View Lesson