IB outcome: Explain how changes in agricultural systems, scientific and technological innovations, the expansion of the area under agriculture and the growth of agribusiness have increased the availability of food in some areas, starting with the Green Revolution and continuing since.

1: Take detailed notes of the following videos:

What is the green revolution?

 What are the drawbacks of the green revolution?

 

2. Read this article and answer the following question:

Explain the main lines of the Green Revolution [5]

With specific examples, discuss the benefits of the Green Revolution [5]

With specific examples, discuss the drawbacks of the Green Revolution [5]

3. Read Codrington p. 432 to 437 and answer questions 1, 2, 3, 4.

Due next class.