HS-ESS3-3

Create a computational simulation to illustrate the relationships among management of natural resources, the sustainability of human populations, and biodiversity.

 
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MODELING: City Farm Sustainability Model

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The number of urban farms in New York City has grown rapidly over the last decade. How might we apply sustainability principles to environmental problems, especially the need for sustainable farming practices that maximize crop yield and soil quality?

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

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Food (biosphere and geosphere)
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
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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graphic feeding 9
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