Next Meal: Engineering Food

Are genetically engineered foods risky or beneficial overall? The video, part of the PBS food science series, explores the debate from a scientific perspective. It explains the history of genetic modification, the benefits, and the regulations. Some concerns of those opposed to engineered food contrast the scientific view presented.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Research genetically engineered foods grown in your area
  • Learn more about Golden Rice
Classroom Considerations

  • Allows for downloading or streaming the video
Pros

  • Available in English and Spanish with subtitles in both languages
  • Explains the US legal definition of organic
Cons

  • None