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Activity Description of "How Much Land Does It Take To Produce Your Food?"

Title How Much Land Does It Take To Produce Your Food?
Abstract Food energy is traced from its source in the sun through the producers to consumers, including humans. Worksheets guide students in the separation of C-3 plants, C-4 plants, and animal products consumed by humans. Data and formulas necessary for the calculation of the relative efficiencies of each type of food source are given.
Author David Masterman
Unifying Concept Change, constancy, and measurement
Science and Technology
Science as Inquiry
History and Nature of Science
Science in Personal and Social PerspectivesNatural resources, Science and technology in local, national, global challenges
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Matter, energy and organization in living systems
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