gmos genetically modified organisms
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DESCRIPTIONGMOs Genetically Modified Organisms. 4.4.9 State two examples of the current uses of genetically modified crops or animals. 4.4.10 Discuss the potential benefits and possible harmful effects of one example of genetic modification. Choose 1 GMO for each person in the group: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
GMOsGenetically Modified Organisms4.4.9 State two examples of the current uses of genetically modified crops or animals.4.4.10 Discuss the potential benefits and possible harmful effects of one example of genetic modification
Task Brief: In group of 2 or 3, produce factsheets (or a powerpoint presentation) on your GMOs of choice (1 per person in the group - to present to class in the next lesson). Stating in the email whose work is attached, email your work to Ms OConnor before the end of the day on Tuesday.
Task Details:Watch the videos below to give you an idea of what GMOs are:https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=B8p7M0WF_7A https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=n0UzdYRnMtY Choose 1 GMO for each person in the group:Salt tolerance in Tomato PlantsB-Carotene in Rice (Golden Rice)Herbicide Resistance in CropsFactor IX (Human Blood Clotting Factor) in Sheeps Milk To include in Factsheet:What it is?How is it used?Method of creating GMO?Advantages/Disadvantages?Other interesting points