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Teachers Try Science

Teachers TryScience is a web site for teachers.  This site provides free and engaging lessons, along with teaching strategies and resources, which are designed to spark students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The site also provides collaboration tools for teachers to discuss and share effective instructional practices.


GetBiotechSmart contains videos and lesson plans for teachers around topics of plant biotechnology. The site also provides information about the Excellence in Biotechnology Education Grant, sponsored by the United Soybean Board. 

Heal, Feed, Sustain: How Biotechnology Can Help Save the World

Heal, Feed, Sustain is a 24-minute video that follows three students as they travel to three North Carolina companies to learn about biotechnology. It also features a free teacher guide with seven student activities, activity extensions, a curriculum connection matrix and more background information about biotechnology.

What's for Lunch?

"What's for Lunch?" is a short, student-oriented video documentary on issues related to genetically-modified foods.


Greenomes provides laboratory and bioinformatics exercises to introduce students to modern plant genetics and genome research.

MIT BLOSSOMS Video Library

All of the lessons in this video library have been contributed by BLOSSOMS partners from around the world, including educators from MIT and institutions in Jordan, Pakistan, and other partnering countries. Each lesson includes Teacher Guides and other resource materials, and the site is searchable by education standards. 

ScienceDaily Biotechnology Videos

ScienceDaily Biotechnology features a collection of  videos meant to supplement text articles written for an adult audience.

Animal Biotechnology: The Movie

Animal Biotechnology and Genomics is a half-hour movie on various topics related to animal biotechnology. Accompanying fact sheets are provided.

The DNA Files

DNA Files contains high-quality recordings of radio programs on genetics, genetically-modified foods, gene therapy, biotechnology, transgenics, and more.

Harvest of Fear

The Harvest of Fear website is designed to accompany the PBS Nova program "Harvest of Fear." It contains a variety of stand-alone information and interactive activies to learn about genetically modified food.


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