Topic 5 Activities

Topic 5 Learning Activities

Topic 5 offers a nice opportunity to mix practical ideas see Topic 5 Practical Ideas with CAS based activities and inspiration with lots of case studies.

Topic 5.1 Activities - Introduction to Soil Systems

In this short review, various different systems approaches to soil are shown and the different types of transfer and transformation are explained. Using the presentation and the information on 5.1 Introduction...

Topic 5.2 Activities - Terrestrial Food Production Systems and Food Choices

As part of this course, students are required to have two food production case studies that they can compare for terrestrial systems. I have my students become familiar with Iowa intensive corn production...

Topic 5.3 Activities - Soil Degradation and Conservation

This is the incredible story of a man called Yacobo Sawadogo. He is a farmer from Burkina Faso who used traditional soil conservation techniques to restore soil damaged by years of desertification and...

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