The project challenge in trending NOW asks students to create an infographic – an information artwork – that illustrates current trends in agricultural practices in a local context. The project AGRICULTURE topic question for their project-based inquiry is: How do trends in agriculture affect quality of life?

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trending NOW

trending NOW encourages students to analyze trends that focus on eating local, using organic food products and caring for the environment. They compare these trends to sustainable agricultural practices, using dairy farming as a starting point.

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