GM Crops: Friends or Foes?

Genetically modified crops—How do you feel about them? Here, explore the benefits and risks of GM crops to inform your opinion. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss what your class thinks about genetically modified crops and assign an opinion essay citing evidence from the presentation
  • Depending on food allergies, invite scholars to bring in fruit or vegetables to taste test, or choose the food they'd like to try 
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • Information provided sheds light onto both the negative and positive findings about genetically modified crops
  • Pictures are real images of fruit and vegetables 
Cons

  • Although the presentation gives both beneifts and risks, its conclusion reflects a biased tone