GM Crops: to ban or not to ban? That’s not the question

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Genetics

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions, Atoms

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources, The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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Word Count / Video Length: 728 / 2:18 mins

With two states making different decisions on genetically modified crops, researchers say conversations need to move past simply being “for” or “against” GM. This thought-provoking article would work well with students in year 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 studying Biological, Chemical or Earth and Space Sciences. It could be used to initiate a discussion and debate on ethics.

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