Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are a hot topic around the world. Some people believe it is the only way mankind will be able to feed a continually expanding world population. Others believe GMOs are mutant organisms that are dangerous and should not be consumed or even developed. What are your thoughts? Have you developed your beliefs pertaining to this expanding field of biotechnology?
- Explain ethical and moral questions that arise from the science of genetically modifying organisms.
- Explain that organisms are genetically modified to improve agricultural products by inserting genes into cells.
Three 50-minute class periods