Should the United States Support the Development of More Biotechnology to Genetically Modify Food?

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The controversy surrounding GMOs is food for debate. With the abundance of articles that can be garnered from various media sources, a skill-building activity that teaches learners how to carry on a balanced, informed discussion of this and other hot-button topics is essential. After reading a summary of some arguments for and against developing more genetically modified foods, individuals craft two statements supporting and two statements opposing this biotechnological research.

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Pros

  • Sentence frames are provided to help learners craft their statements
  • Links to additional information is provided for teachers

 

Cons

  • The resource, published in 2013, does not contain links to or information about more recent research regarding the controversy