Do We Really Need Pesticides?

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How do we balance feeding an increasing population and using pesticides? Decide for yourself if the use of pesticides is necessary to keep up with the growing demand for food supply.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Flip the lesson and have learners watch the video outside of class saving class time for discussion and the quiz
  • Set up a debate and have class members choose a side for supporting or being against pesticides
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should have background knowledge in pesticides

  • Takes into consideration both pros and cons of pesticides
  • Comes with links for further research and a quiz to check for understanding
  • Graphics are engaging and support the video's content 

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