Teacher and Student Materials:
Media and Other Resources:
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Using a television story and an interactive map, students will investigate the complexities associated with finding arable land and producing food.
Environmental Studies, Social Studies
Computers with Internet access, student handout
- Students will understand that arable land is needed for food production, but that arable land alone does not guarantee lack of hunger in a country.
- Students will be able to use multiple sources of information to draw conclusions about arable land, water resources, and hunger.
- Students will explore the impact of land-lease and resettlement programs.
Arable land, water resources, conflict over land use and management
Susan Dodge, M.S. Ed for Creative Curriculum