Genetically Modified Foods
Young scholars investigate the risks of genetically modified organisms. They examine web site that contain information about GMO's and share the information with other adults.
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Ethical and Critical Thinking: Genetically Modified Food
Students read statements representing different points of view on Genetically Modified Food. They identify the "facts" and "opinions" in each statement, and then briefly summarize the issue of Genetically Modified Food in a short...
9th - 12th Science
"GM"... It's Not Just a Car Anymore!
GMOs make up 70-80 percent of our foods in the United States. In the activity, pupils discuss genetically modified crops. The teacher then divides the class into groups who must research and take a stance on using genetically modified...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
U.S. and Europe Online Lesson Plan
Class groups investigate the economic and political implications of a country's policies on genetically modified foods, craft a position paper detailing that policy, and share their findings with the class. Armed with this information,...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Designer Genes: One Size Fits All?
In this STEM group of 10 activities, lesson two focuses on the question, "Just because we can, should we?" when considering genetically engineered food. Classes hear a scenario and, as young scientists and geneticists, must determine if...
8th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable