Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
Why are GMOs Bad?
This video clip provides a brief, but comprehensive introduction to GMOs. The video defines what a GMO is, the history of genetic engineering, how GMOs are created, what traits genetically modified crops exhibit, how traditional plant breeding differs from genetic engineering and how all methods of plant breeding have been used to improve crops through the years.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- A Recipe for Genetics: Selective Breeding and Transgenics
- Evaluating Perspectives About GMOs
- The Science of GMOs
- Food Evolution