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Combating Food Waste

Lesson 2306 Exploring MichiganScience 6th Grade7th Grade8th Grade Aired Week of 7/1/2023
Combating Food Waste

This lesson will explore a variety of topics related to food waste. They’ll gain insights into the reality of food waste, research efforts in their local communities to combat it, and conduct an experiment to investigate the impact of food storage methods on food waste.

  • Know current statistics and facts about food waste
  • Understand how different food storage methods preserve food or accelerate waste
  • Be able to identify efforts in the local community to address the problem of food waste