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Harvest of Fear

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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)

Interviews
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)

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Program Transcript
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Teacher's Guide
Harvest of Fear
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