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Lesson 1: Introduction

Activities
  1. Conduct Germination of Seeds activity

  2. Read Design Brief

  3. Read the articles The New Face of Hunger and The Best of Both Worlds on the Global Food Crisis and complete Global Food Crisis Activity Sheet

  4. Compose a class letter of introduction to be shared with other participating classes and post to Collaboration Central. Things to include in the letter of introduction include:

    • Name of your school, subject, and grade level of your class.
    • Location of your school including city, state/province, country, latitude and longitude (so other students can pin-point your location on the map).
    • What are your schools strengths?
    • What are your schools weaknesses?
    • What technological resources do you have available to you?
    • What do you think your school could most contribute to this effort?
    • What are your goals and expectations in participating in this collaborative effort?
    • What do you wish to learn from this first meeting?
    • Any other information that you would like to share about your city, school, and community.