In Trending Now, students analyze trends that focus on eating local, using organic food products and caring for the environment. They compare these trends to sustainable agricultural practices, using dairy farming as a starting point. Project activities are sequenced to have students:

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Trending Now

Students create an infographic that explores the impact of agricultural trends, including changing farms, eating local, growing organic and protecting the environment.

Manage informationCritical thinkingProblem solving
Inquiry:

How do trends in agriculture affect quality of life?

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