Agriculture Assignments: Week One

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Tuesday, September 3
Read Omnivore’s Dilemma, pages 1 – 19
Bring in a food label that contains at least one ingredient with which you are not familiar.

Wednesday, September 4
Read Omnivore’s Dilemma, pages 20 – 46
Report on one ingredient from your label.
Learn as much as you can about what it is, why it is used, its benefits and dangers if any.
Turn in your findings neatly typed or written in ink. Put your name and the date on the upper right hand corner of the paper.
Review and recopy your notes

Thursday, September 5
Read Omnivore’s Dilemma 47 – 107 for Monday
Review and recopy your notes. I will collect notes tomorrow.
Turn in a complete list of the ingredients from your label, with all mysterious ingredients defined to the best of your ability for Monday.

Friday, September 6
We will spend morning lesson at the Ruby Garden.
While at the Ruby Garden, choose one plant to observe. Draw it as carefully as you can, and also describe it in words as thoroughly as you can. You will revisit this plant in eight days.
Also at Ruby Garden, plan and take one photograph with Sr. Correa’s guidance.
Put your drawing and description in final form for Monday.