Q1W5 Introduction to Ag (9/14 – 9/17)

TeacherSheri Potter
Subject AreaIntroduction to Agriscience
Grade Level6th - 8th
Week #Q1W5
Unit of InstructionJourney 2050 Consumer Waste
Standard(s) Taught

01.08 Describe the relationship between natural resources and agriculture.

06.04 Identify the main idea in oral presentations and written materials.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will understand the idea of:

* Consumer waste

* The impact that consumer waste will have on our sustainability as we edge closer to a large increase in our population.

* How we/they can assist

Classroom Activities


National Geographic Article – answer questions

Why Do We Waste $1 Trillion A Year
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjNqr4VltAc (Links to an external site.)

Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQQMygivn0g (Links to an external site.)

Introduction of Marketing Project – Presentations, paragraphs, and marketing picture will be due on Friday, September 17th. We will start presentations at that time, in class.


Work on Marketing Project, please reach out to Mrs. Potter with questions.


No garden today, you will half the class to finish your marketing proposal. The second half of class will be for presentations.

Assignments Due

Students will have an article review and a marketing proposal due this week. Both assignments are due on 9/17 and they will have class time to complete their work. *If there are any questions, please refer to Canvas or email Mrs. Potter at potters@ivyhawnschool.org *

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