Current Trends and Issues: GMOs

GMOs: AHS.19 : Analyzing Risks and Rewards of Change (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Make the connection between developing new crops and the risks/rewards that can be found. (Ex. GMO Corn, what are the advantages/ disadvantages for farmers in growing this crop?)

GMOs: HS.24 : Critical Thinking Skills (1,2) (PDF) | (PPT)

Although some consumers may not see the importance of GMOs because they are uninformed and under-educated about their impact on production, it is important for students to be able to learn how to be informed consumers about such technology -- therefore making informed, educated decisions.

GMOs: AHS.19 : Analyzing Risks and Rewards of Change (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

As GMOs become more prevalent in our society students must be able to: 1.Define change and identify the risks of change. 2.Identify the rewards of change. 3.Explain methods used to offset the risks of change.