Food and the Future Environment

Goals and Learning Objectives


Goals and Learning Objectives


  • Identify connections between human and natural components of food systems.
  • Understand and apply systems thinking principles to food systems.

Learning Objectives

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Construct a concept map representing two food systems.
  • Identify human and natural component parts of food systems.
  • Apply systems thinking strategies in analyzing food systems at an elementary level, including assessing relationships between natural and human system factors that display key functions and characteristics of food systems.
  • Identify sustainable and unsustainable characteristics of food systems.