Lesson 2 : The Science Of GMOs
This Youtube Video, "The Science of Genetically Modified Food", discusses what GMOs are, how they are made and what we do and do not know about them. I like this video because it also addresses some of the persisting student misconceptions.
Powerpoint: Available in PDF and PPT files.
Demo: This animation shows how to Genetically Modify a crop.
Consolidation - 2 Options
(Plant and Soil Sciences eLibrary, 2014)
This fun game allows students to practice what they have learned!
"Guess The Benefit"
- This allows students to flex their creative muscles. Can they guess the benefits of these genetically modified organisms?