Ecology and food economy

Cycle of manufactured goods

Overview

Most of our food is made from several natural resources, called raw materials. Harvesting these resources and making food products requires a lot of work and has an impact on the environment. A pizza goes through many stages before it is ready to eat.

In this course, you will find out how food is produced.

Objective

Identify the stages in manufacturing food products and their environmental impact.

Course Plan

Lesson 1Food miles
Lesson 2The raw materials in a pizza
Lesson 3From farm to fork
Lesson 4Ecological balance sheet
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