1. Watch this:
(this disturbing film is an excerpt from a full length documentary on the use of animals. The 10 minutes long link address only food).
2. Watch Food Inc. (linked in Modules).
3. Read this:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/magazine/the-extraordinary-science-of-junk-food.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0&pagewanted=print (Links to an external site.)
Written assignment: In a 2500 word paper:
Summarise and discuss what you learned in each of the 3 sections above.
PLEASE MAKE IT VERY CLEAR WHAT YOU ARE SUMMARISING.
4. Conclusion: In your conclusion answer these questions:
How did we get “here”?
Are there broader consequences?
Should our food supply be more transparent? If so, why? If not, why not?
What are the causes and consequences to “the veil” (a term from Food Inc.)?
Does any of this matter? If so, how? If not, why not?
What are your proposed ideas for solutions?
NB/ APA format is standard for the social sciences