What is biotechnology?
Food biotechnology uses what is known about plant science and genetics to improve the food we eat and how it is produced.
Length: 1 hour
Students will be able to:
- Define biotechnology.
- Identify how biotechnology can help the environment.
- Identify how biotechnology can improve our food supply
Next Generation Science Standards Addressed
Disciplinary Core Ideas:
- LS3.A Inheritance of Traits
Patterns: Observed patterns of forms and events guide organization and classification, and they prompt questions about relationships and the factors that influence them.