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HELPFUL SITES

Labeling:
Informational resources available.

Review articles:
Focused on food, environmental and socioeconomic issues of GE crops and foods.
Part 1 | Part 2

DNA for Dinner 4-H curriculum:
For grades 5-8, covers topics from plant diversity to genetic engineering. Each of the five lessons has 3 to 5 activities.

New Game: Who's In Your Family?
A complimentary educational game to teach participants about the diversity of fruits and vegetables, and how they are related.

Slide Archive:
Extensive collection of PP slides on agriculture & biotechnology.

Available on loan:

Teaching Aids: Handouts and cards available, in both English and Spanish.

Educational displays: “Genetics and Foods”
and "Genetic Diversity and Genomics” available with companion educational cards and teacher worksheet in English and Spanish.

Gene-IE Juice Bar: Interactive activity to isolate DNA from common fruits and vegetables.


Academics Review website
Testing popular claims against
peer-reviewed science.

Biofortified website
Provides factual information to foster discussion about agriculture, especially plant genetics and genetic engineering.

Animal Genomics & Biotechnology Cooperative Extension Program,UC Davis
Provides education on use of animal genomics & biotechnology in livestock production.