# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nutrition and Wellness Task 1795732409

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify strategies for conserving environmental resources with regard to food purchase, storage, and disposal.

Definition

Identification should include
  • types of packaging used in the food industry and their effects on the environment and on consumers' health
  • benefits and disadvantages of packaging recycling
  • strategies to reduce, reuse, and recycle
  • buying habits that encourage and discourage waste
  • strategies to conserve resources and protect the environment regarding garbage disposal.

Teacher Resource: FCCLA National Program: Student Body

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • Why should we be concerned about the environmental effects of food purchases and preparation?
  • What criteria should we use when selecting packaged food products?
  • How can we determine which is a wiser purchasing decision: to buy a food product in large quantity to save on unit cost, or to buy in smaller quantity to reduce the risk of waste?
Communication
  • Why do manufacturers package the same product in different ways?
  • What communication skills do we use to evaluate the environmental impact of recycling as a disposal method?
  • How can we communicate our strategies for conserving environmental resources?
Leadership
  • Why should manufacturers be held accountable for the waste incurred through packaging?
  • What actions can consumers take to encourage less-wasteful packaging?
  • What can we do to encourage children to conserve environmental resources? To encourage teens? To encourage adults?
Management
  • What management strategies can help us develop a plan to recycle materials at home and reduce the amount of packaging we discard?
  • What can consumers do to reduce the negative effects of packaging?
  • What information is necessary to form buying habits that discourage waste?

Related Standards of Learning

English

9.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to understand, analyze, and gain meaning from texts.
  2. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
  3. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, and impact.
  4. Recognize an author’s intended purpose for writing and identify the main idea.
  5. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  6. Identify characteristics of expository, technical, and persuasive texts.
  7. Identify a position/argument to be confirmed, disproved, or modified.
  8. Evaluate clarity and accuracy of information.
  9. Analyze, organize, and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, complete a task, or create a product.
  10. Differentiate between fact and opinion and evaluate their impact.
  11. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  12. Use the reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

History and Social Science

GOVT.1

The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
  2. analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
  3. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
  4. evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
  5. constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
  6. explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
  7. taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
  9. applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
  10. communicating conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from multiple sources and citing specific sources.

GOVT.15

The student will apply social science skills to understand the role of government in the Virginia and United States economies by

  1. describing the provision of government goods and services that are not readily produced by the market;
  2. describing government’s establishment and maintenance of the rules and institutions in which markets operate, including the establishment and enforcement of property rights, contracts, consumer rights, labor-management relations, environmental protection, and competition in the marketplace;
  3. investigating and describing the types and purposes of taxation that are used by local, state, and federal governments to pay for services provided by the government;
  4. analyzing how Congress can use fiscal policy to stabilize the economy;
  5. describing the effects of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy on price stability, employment, and the economy; and
  6. evaluating the trade-offs in government decisions.

WG.8

The student will analyze the characteristics of the Russian and Central Asian regions by

  1. identifying and analyzing the location of major geographic regions and major cities on maps and globes;
  2. describing major physical and environmental features;
  3. explaining important economic characteristics; and
  4. recognizing cultural influences and landscapes.

WHII.14

The student will apply social science skills to understand the global changes during the early twenty-first century by

  1. identifying contemporary political issues, with emphasis on migrations of refugees and others, ethnic/religious conflicts, and the impact of technology, including the role of social media and chemical and biological technologies;
  2. assessing the link between economic and political freedom;
  3. describing economic interdependence, including the rise of multinational corporations, international organizations, and trade agreements; and
  4. analyzing the increasing impact of terrorism.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Power of One: A Better You

 

Student Body: The Fit You

 

Student Body: The Healthy You

 

Student Body: The Real You

 

Student Body: The Resilient You

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Food Innovations

 

National Programs in Action

 

Professional Presentation

 

Public Policy Advocate

 

Repurpose and Redesign

 

Sustainability Challenge

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

14.4.1

Analyze conditions and practices that promote safe food handling.

14.4.2

Analyze safety and sanitation practices.

14.4.3

Analyze how changes in national and international food production and distribution systems influence the food supply, including sustainability, organic food production and the impact of genetically modified foods.

14.4.4

Investigate federal, state, and local inspection and labeling systems that protect the health of individuals and the public.

14.4.5

Analyze foodborne illness factors, including causes, potentially hazardous foods, and methods of prevention.

14.4.6

Analyze current consumer information about food safety and sanitation.