Tag archives for Sustainable Food Production.

Adjusting a Recipe Fractions Project.

Adjusting a Recipe Project   Find a simple recipe in a recipe book or on the internet with at least four fractions in the ingredients list. Include the original recipe within your project.   Be sure to show your calculations, explain your strategy and include visual models.   Within your project you must:   -Rewrite the recipe for twice as many people. (adding, doubling, multiplying)   -Rewrite the recipe for Read full article »

Using Our Data Handling Skills to Monitor Changes in how Sustainable our Food Consumption is at Snack Time.

In January 2014, as part of our Sustainable Food Production Inquiry, the Invisible Tigers gathered data on what materials were used to make our food packaging and how many of each. We found the following categories- plastic, reusable, metal, paper, tetra pack and tin foil. We discovered that on a given day there were thirty nine of our snack items Read full article »

A Snapshot of our Learning this week.

This week has seen our team of learners delve into the world of whether or not different forms of food production and the ensuing consumption really are sustainable or not. As responsible, problem solving global citizens we are looking at the impact of the food we eat at snack and at lunchtime upon the planet that we live in. The Read full article »

Sustainable Production Unit Launch.

  We have begun the process of investigating how the food we eat is produced and to what extent this is sustainable. We launched the Sustainable Production Unit by receiving our three guiding questions and the Big Idea in the form of words, jumbled up in envelopes. We then put them in the right order and thenstuck them to posters. The Read full article »

Numeracy – Data Handling.

Data Analysis   We use data to describe the world and answer important questions. In this unit we will begin to understand the reasons for collecting data, different ways to display it, and what important information data can provide for us.   Understandings, Skills and Guiding Questions Students will understand that … Visual displays of data can be constructed in a variety of formats to solve Read full article »

Sustainable Production.

  Grade two are about to start our third unit of the year. We will be focusing on the Sustainable Production Commonality of our Common Ground Curriculum. Specifically in grade two we look at this in the context of food production and the various stages food goes from farm or laboratory in some cases to being eaten. The overarching big idea Read full article »

Sustainable Food Production.

  Grade Two have launched our new Unit of Inquiry study, "Sustainability and Production."  In this unit the children will be inquiring about:  How food gets from the farm to their tables. We are asking for participation at home with talking with your child about foods you eat as a family, what those foods/dishes consist of and how those items get to Read full article »

Communicating.

Literacy and the power of words. Reading, writing and verbal communication.

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