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Title: Do You Really Know What You're Eating?: Genetically Modified Foods
Url: http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=2...
Creator: Reese, Mary Celeste
Shew, Wayne
Publisher: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Description: This case study uses the example of genetically modified corn to examine concepts of modern molecular genetics and microbiology. Students will read a fictional news report about consumers having an allergic reaction to tainted genetically modified corn. The lesson is intended for high school and lower level undergraduate students. The case study and teaching notes may be downloaded in PDF format. The site also includes a section for instructor feedback where general comments may be read and contributed.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- Agricultural education
Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Field crops -- Grain. Cereals -- Individual cereals, A-Z -- Maize. Corn
Science -- Botany -- Plant ecology -- Evolution of plants (General) -- Genetics -- Genetic engineering
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Genetics -- Experimental organisms, A-Z -- Corn
Technology -- Chemical technology -- Food processing and manufacture -- Safety measures
GEM Subject: Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Agriculture
Vocational Education -- Agriculture
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Agriculture -- Food
Agriculture -- Genetic modification
Agriculture -- Genetically modified organism (GMO)
Environmental engineering -- Food safety and protection
Date Issued: 2007-06-30
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo.
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Scout Staff
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Resource URL Clicks: 14
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