The following handout was written for a youth activity at the University of Michigan Exhibit Museum of Natural History in November of 2007 and has been edited to be used again in November 2008.
Take a look at the turkey in its habitat.
|A long time ago
||is at a store
||where it is bought.
Think about the difference in how food was gathered long ago and how we gather our food now. Do we know where all of our food comes from? What would we eat if we ate only Michigan foods in season? Knowing answers to these questions shows respect for the cycle of life here on earth.
Another important thing to consider is how we use our resources? Is there waste when we eat? Do we keep any reminder of the animals who feed us?
||we look after them.
|We use them
||we tell stories.