Harvest of Fear
Related NOVA Resources
The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:
Should We Grow GM Crops?
Higher yields, superior quality, better nutrition,
fewer pesticides (say advocates). Unnatural,
unforeseen consequences, insufficient testing,
forced down our throats (say opponents). Sample
arguments on both sides and decide for yourself.
(Grades 6-8, 9-12)
Engineer a Crop (Hot Science)
Compare the traditional method of selective
breeding with one of the latest transgenic
methods in this online activity. (Requires Shockwave plug-in for selective breeding; Flash plug-in for transgenic manipulation.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)
Explore some of the issues in genetic engineering
in these interviews with scientists, government
officials, farmers, and critics of genetically
modified foods. (Grades 9-12)
Guess What's Coming to Dinner?
In coming years, genetically altered foods will
increasingly fill supermarket shelves. This
clickable illustration gives you a peek at what
might be to come, from the engineered ingredients
in your pizza and sushi to those in your French
fries and coffee. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)
Complete narration for the TV program.