Visualise different future scenarios for maintaining a sustainable food supply.
Compare and contrast the ways that people ensured food security in the past with how we currently do this, e.g. look at the practices of indigenous societies today. Visualise different future scenarios for maintaining a sustainable food supply; consider how they might be achieved and how they play out in society, e.g. would your suggestions be sustainable if everyone adopted them?
Game-example: The Hunger Games Adventures
Teachers and parents need to know that The Hunger Games Adventures is a social game played on Facebook. It’s based on The Hunger Games books by Suzanne Collins and The Hunger Games film, but does not depict the Games themselves (where 24 teens fight to the death in a brutal version of reality TV). Instead, gameplay focuses on life in District 12 where players learn survival skills like harvesting, hunting, and crafting. The game is free to play, but players can use Facebook Credits (purchased with real money) to advance faster. The game is still in beta, so it remains to be seen whether the story will eventually take players into the Arena to participate in the Hunger Games themselves.
We can talk about the post-apocalyptic setting. What survival skills would it be important to learn if you found yourself in a similar environment?