Food Deserts and Biological Connection

Lesson Overview

Students will learn what defines a food deserts, how the nutritional value of foods available to people in food deserts can lead to health concerns, and connect these food deserts to racial inequality and creating vulnerability to COVID-19.

1-2 hours
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson

Essential Question

How do food deserts contribute to health challenges and which populations are most affected?

Lesson Created By: Stephanie Bailey

Lesson Partners: Center for the Education & Equity of African American Students (CEEAAS)