Name: ___________________________________

Date: __________________

Education = Freedom

Part I – Fast Food to All Food 1. What are the main companies controlling the beef supply?

2. What are the main companies controlling the pork supply?

3. How are chickens raised differently now than they used to be? a. b. c. 4. Describe the conditions inside the chicken coop shown.

5. Why are antibiotics administered to the chickens?

Part II – A Cornucopia of Choices 6. How much of the U.S. land base is used to grown corn? 7. Give three examples of products that are partially made from corn: a. b. c. 8. What problem evolved as a result of feeding corn to cattle?

Part III - Unintended Consequences 9. Why is the E. Coli bacteria spreading to other foods?

10. What technological solution has been created to solve the E. Coli problem?

Part IV - The Dollar Menu 11. Why are the less healthy food choices typically cheaper?

Environmental Science Worksheets and Resources

12. What are the odds of an American getting early onset Diabetes? 13. Why are the numbers so high? Part V – Hidden Costs 14. Why does Smithfield and other slaughterhouses only hire the poor, minorities, and immigrants? Part VI – From Seed to the Supermarket 15. Monsanto developed a specific type of corn called “Roundup Ready” corn. What genetically modified trait does this corn have?

16. Why aren’t farmers who use Roundup Ready corn allowed to save their seed for use during the next year?

17. What happens if a farmer who is not growing a GMO crop has his fields contaminated by pollen and seeds from his neighbors?

18. Why is the food and agriculture industry largely opposed to labeling GMOs and cloned foods?

19. What is a “Veggie-Libel” law?

Part VII – Shocks to the System 20. The food system is based on a very small number of crops, run by a very small number of companies. Why is this dangerous?

21. How can you influence the food system?

Discussion question: Do you believe the idea of a company like Walmart selling organic food is a good thing, or hypocritical?

Worksheet - Food Inc..pdf

Why are the numbers so high? ... The food system is based on a very small number of crops, run by a very small number of ... Worksheet - Food Inc..pdf.

66KB Sizes 10 Downloads 430 Views

Recommend Documents

Student Worksheet
Provide a possible explanation for why hybrids are rare and not as fit as either parent species. AUTHOR. Written by Ann Brokaw, Rocky River High School, Ohio.

Describe the accomplishment and opportunities unlocked. DIGITAL XP RESOURCE LOCAL XP. KEY. Start sketching your ... Page 1 of 1. Worksheet-Playlist.pdf.

Worksheet B.pdf
b) QR = 9. c) area = 117. Page 2 of 2. Worksheet B.pdf. Worksheet B.pdf. Open. Extract. Open with. Sign In. Main menu. Displaying Worksheet B.pdf. Page 1 of 2.

Lab Worksheet Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave Food Web ...
... snake owl. Page 1 of 3 ... _____ small insects _____. Page 2 of 3 ... Page 3 of 3. Lab Worksheet Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave Food Web practice.pdf.

Brainstorm Worksheet - Squarespace
This guide below can serve as a visual mapping or brainstorming tool for creating your game. It can also serve as a quick reference for you or a new facilitator. LOCK TYPE. LOCK COMBINATION. HOW WILL THEY. KNOW THE COMBO? WHERE WILL. IT LEAD? 4-Digit

On LRNG, a badge is a publicly shareable digital credential that provides proof of a. substantive ... (learning goals) (what's unlocked) ... Worksheet-Badge.pdf.