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Bug Appétit: How Insects are Creating Globally Sustainable Foods
January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
This presentation is designed to introduce participants to the world of insects and how they are changing the global food scene. It is designed to incorporate science and social studies. Participants will learn background information about the environmental impact of trying to feed the world’s population. Through a variety of resources, they will learn about human-environment interaction. Content will focus on global communities, insects as a food source, and climate change. Teaching methods will be both teacher and student-centered. Kinesthetic learning will be used through a National Geographic mapping activity to teach students about different places around the world and insects that they eat. Direct instruction will be given for background information about insects, farming, and environmental impact. Materials will be provided for background reading.