Genetically Modified Foods
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Students explain what genetically modified foods are and how they are created. Students use appropriate vocabulary to describe and effectively discuss the benefits of, and potential risks of, genetically modified foods.
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Ethical and Critical Thinking: Genetically Modified Food
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