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How’d That Get on My Plate?

Everybody eats, but how often do we stop to think about how the food on our plates got there and about the impacts of that food on people, animals and the planet? This activity encourages participants to explore how sample ingredients in our food might affect the environment, people, and animals, and what alternatives might…

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Resources: Greatest Impact

Greatest Impact

Groups of students analyze the impact of behaviors and product choices to determine which choices have the greatest impact on the environment, on human health and well-being, and on other species. Recommended for grades 9 and up. Time: Several weeks to a month   Common Core Standards for this activity (pdf): Download Common Core for…

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Resources: Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Participants explore the hidden lives of their everyday stuff by investigating how ordinary products come into existence & who/what has been helped or harmed in the creation & distribution of that product. Recommended for grades 6 and up. Time: 45 minutes to several weeks   Common Core Standards for this activity (pdf): Download Common Core…

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Entre Bastidores

Entre Bastidores

Los participantes conseguirán explorar la vida oculta de los objetos que utilizan diariamente. Para lograrlo, van a investigar sobre cómo esos productos se crean. Sobre  quién o qué ha sido necesario o ha podido sufrir algún daño durante la creación y distribución del producto. Recomendado para grados 6 en adelante Duración: Desde 45 minutos hasta…

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¿Qué Precio Tiene La Belleza?

¿Qué Precio Tiene La Belleza?

Esta actividad le ayuda a los estudiantes a explorar y pensar críticamente sobre el impacto de los ingredientes en los productos de cuidado personal que se ponen, le ponen a otras personas, animales y que afectan al medio ambiente, al igual que la manera en que la mercadotecnia y las marcas afectan nuestras elecciones. Recomendado…

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