Media Constructions of Sustainability: Fingerlakes
High School through College
This kit explores how sustainability within the Finger Lakes region of New York has been presented in the media with a particular focus on issues related to food, water and agriculture. Each of the seven lessons integrates media literacy and critical thinking with key knowledge and concepts related to sustainability. This kit is a companion to the nineteen-lesson collection, Media Constructions of Sustainability: Food, Water and Agriculture.
All materials are classroom-ready, including: teacher guides, student handouts, overviews, and assessments.
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Be sure to read the kit introductory material to the left of this page.
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NOTE: The lessons below are specific to the Fingerlakes Region of Upstate NY, and are considered extension lessons to the Media Constructions of Sustainability curriculum kit, lessons 1-19.
Lesson 20: Climate Change, Agriculture & Sustainability
Lesson 21: Bioregional Economy
Lesson 22: Watershed Stakeholders
Lesson 23: Onondaga Lake
Lesson 24: Hydrofracking, Media & Credibility
Lesson 25: Sustainable Food Security Systems
Lesson 26: Traditional and Industrial Farming
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