Gm food

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Gm food

  1. 1. geography of food genetically modified food
  2. 2. objectives 1) Describe what is GM Food 2) Explain the advantages of GM food 3) Explain the disadvantages of GM food
  3. 3. use your foolscap create the following graphic organiser what is GM food? advantages disadvantages
  4. 4. what is GM FOOD?
  5. 5. what is GM FOOD? = genetically modified
  6. 6. what is GM FOOD? = genetically modified = changing the gene
  7. 7. = information in the cells that tell the cells what to do genes
  8. 8. eg: Our genes tell our cells to makeVitamin D when we are exposed to sunlight
  9. 9. eg: Some people have genes that cause their eyes to be blue
  10. 10. eg: Carrots have genes that tell them to make the chemicals that makes it orange.
  11. 11. what is GM FOOD? = genetically modified = changing the gene
  12. 12. what is GM FOOD? = genetically modified = changing the gene Food that has its genes modified, usually by inserting a foreign gene.
  13. 13. action Write down in your graphic organiser what is GM food? what is GM food? advantages disadvantages
  14. 14. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t252CrvYhkE Watch till 3:37
  15. 15. eg: Golden Rice They are yellow because they have genes from the carrot to tell them to produceVitamin A
  16. 16. eg: Bt Corn The Bt bacteria has genes that makes it produce chemicals which chase away pests. These genes were added to corn so that the corn can produce these chemicals to chase away pests, so that there is no need to spray pesticides
  17. 17. action Write down in your graphic organiser 1) What are the advantages of GM Food? 2) Examples to support your point what is GM food? advantages disadvantages
  18. 18. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xfrgsezzo8 Watch till 3:37
  19. 19. action Write down in your graphic organiser 1) What are the disadvantages of GM Food? 2) Examples to support your point what is GM food? advantages disadvantages
  20. 20. Things for discussion Can GM Food solve world hunger? Things to explore http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQDOdnRBLqc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1H9WZGKQeYg

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