Science in Your Shopping Cart
We pay less for food than citizens of other nations; the United States enjoys the cheapest food in the world. Each year, dozens of improved products and new varieties of fruits, nuts, and vegetables emerge from the laboratories and greenhouses of the Agricultural Research Service. But walking through the grocery store, do we ever consider where such an abundance and variety of food and products come from? Learn about ARS research and how it affects your food using the "Science in Your Shopping Cart" Factsheets and podcast.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- Food Scientist for a Day
- Use of Biotechnology in Selecting the Right Plants
- High-Tech Farming (Grades 6-8)
- High-Tech Farming (Grades 3-5)