June 3rd, 2022

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Warm up
Who is someone that you believe has positively impacted the world through their passion?

Meet Isabella Abbott, the “first lady of seaweed”

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  1. How would you describe the tone that Palumbi has towards Abbott? What are some words that give you that impression?
  2. In this article, we can see that food is an important part of culture, and because of this it influenced Abbott’s career and the world. What foods do you believe are important to your culture? Did you consider seaweed to be a Hawaiian food staple?
  3. In what ways are Abbott’s discoveries important for the world? Had you heard of the importance of seaweed before?