Resources for Teachers

Nobel Conference 46

The following lesson plans were developed specifically for the 2010 Nobel Conference on “Making Food Good.” They include an Orientation to Conference Speakers that can be used to learn more about each speaker as well as assess student learning. The four additional lesson plans are tied to specific conference speakers and topics, and include Crop Biodiversity and Seed Bank Activities, Energy Drink Activities, Landsat (a land use plan), and Supertasters.

This curriculum was made possible as a result of the inaugural Gustavus Adolphus College/Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Outreach Program, which was funded by HHMI.

Orientation to Conference Speakers

Speaker Introduction Lesson

Conference Lecture Sheet

Speaker Bio Sheet

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Crop Biodiversity and Seed Bank Activities

Cary Fowler & Biodiversity

Engineering a Better Seed Bank

Seed Banks Lab—Variety is the Saving of Life

Pre- and Post- Seed Bank Exploratory Questions

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Energy Drink Activities

Energy Drinks Lesson Plan

Pre-activity Energy Drink Student Survey

Energy Drink Rubric

Data Sheet and Analysis Questions—Energy Drink Student Handout

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Landsat

Land Use Lesson Plan

Transparency Grid

Map/Landsat Image Data Sheet Observing a Single Change

Map/Landsat Image Data Sheet Observing Multiple Changes

Written Report Guidelines

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Supertasters

Are You a Supertaster?


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