CAPSTONE: Feeding 9 billion through sustainable farm design (2 of 3)

Unit 5: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Lesson 23 of 24

Objective: In addition to the objectives from part one, by the end of part two of the Food CAPSTONE experience, student will be able to 1) explain constraints impacting potential solutions to problems posed by the global food system and ideate solutions within these constraints and 2) design a prototype sustainable farm as a solution to specific problems posed by industrial agriculture and a growing human population.

Big Idea: The human population will approach 9 billion by 2050, but our current food system was not designed to sustainably feed so many. How might we apply our understanding of agricultural methods to feed 9 billion people in an environmentally sustainable manner?

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Science, agriculture, engineering design thinking, farms, collaboration
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