Ruby-throated hummingbirds must migrate when their food dies back for the winter.
Can Madame Squirrel’s workers produce enough food for all Earth’s creatures, including people?
Guided Reflection What are your favorite things to eat? What about a bear? A fox? A rabbit? Where are each of these animals located in the food chain? Next time you are sitting down for dinner, try to think where that food came from…what it might eat or what might have eaten it (if you hadn’t gotten to it first)?
The Food Production Department provides food for more than 6 billion people
...and must provide for the needs of all Earth’s creatures.
Food Department Threats: single variety farming (monocultures)
Controlling herbivores and diseases requires use of pesticides
How will we learn about the Food Production Department? Owl pellet dissection Plant/Harvest Vegetables
What can you do? Learn about different ways to grow food.