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Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Geography and Agriculture Feeding the World: Images of a Hungry PlanetFood for Thought

Food, Land & People

Utah Agriculture in the Classroom

Utah State University

www.agclassroom.org/ut


Location location location

Location, Location, Location…

  • Geography

    • People

    • Places

    • Time

  • Agriculture

    • Food

    • Land

    • People

Does a continent latitude or longitude matter?

Guns, Germs, & Steel: by Jared Diamond


Topography and climate

Topography and climate

  • Does Geography determine where civilizations begin?


Topography and soils

Topography and Soils

  • Can soil types predict where civilizations thrive?

  • What do you know about the soils in the various colors?


Geography food land people

Geography: Food, Land & People

  • Different culture, religions traditions based on food and land.

  • Street Foods (National Geographic)

Ghana


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Geography: Food, Land & People

Bolivia


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Geography: Food, Land & People

Mali


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Geography: Food, Land & People

Peru


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Geography: Food, Land & People

India


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Geography: Food, Land & People

Laos


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Geography: Food, Land & People

And more…Most of the world lives differently than we do here in the USA. Explore www.fao.org media base or National Geographic Magazine, www.nationalgeographic.com for more!

Albania


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Geography: Food, Land & People

  • What does the average family around the world consume and spend for food for one week?

    • Images from Peter Menzel’s book “Hungry Planet”


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Bhutan : The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca

Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Japan: The Ukita family of Kodaira CityFood expenditure for one week: 37,699 Yen or $317.25


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Chad : The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Chad: The Mustapha family of Dar es Salaam VillageFood expenditure for one week: 10,200 CFA Francs or $18.33


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Sarajevo: The Dudo family of Bosnia and HerzegovinaFood expenditure for one week: 167 Konvertibilna Marka or $344.82


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Turkey: The Celik family of Istanbul

Food expenditure for one week: 198.48 New Turkish liras or $145.88


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Italy : The Manzo family of Sicily Food expenditure for one week: 214.36 Euros or $260.11


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Germany : The Melander family of Bargteheide Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Poland : The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Egypt : The Ahmed family of Cairo Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Ecuador: The Ayme family of TingoFood expenditure for one week: $31.55


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

France: The Le Moine family of Paris

Food expenditure for one week: $315.17 Euros or $419.95


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

United States : The Fernandez family of San Antonio, TexasFood expenditure for one week: $242.48


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

United States : The Revis family of North Carolina Food expenditure for one week: $341.98


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Great Britain: The Bainton family of WiltshireFood expenditure for one week: 155.54 British Pounds or $253.13


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

China: The Dong family of BeijingFood expenditure for one week: 1233.76 Yuan or$155.06


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

India: The Patkar family of UjjainFood expenditure for one week: 1,636.25 Rupees or $39.27


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Mongolia: The Batsuuri family of UlaanbaatarFood expenditure for one week: 41,985.85 Togrogs or$40.02


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Cultural Comparisons


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Another way to look at it!


Geography and agriculture feeding the world images of a hungry planet food for thought

Follow up Activity

  • Track your meals and their cost with your parents for one week

  • Bring a completed Data Form back at the end of the week

  • Use your data and the data from this presentation to make your own bar graph


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