SSI - SSI, or Socioscientific Issue is defined as social...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
SSI, or Socioscientific Issue is defined as “social issues with conceptual and procedural connections to science.” In the Agricultural Biotechnology 3 class, there are many concepts taught in previous courses that are applied to real life situations; which is a perfect opportunity to incorporate SSIs. In the town of Bell, there is a diverse agriculture work force that involves a large part of the community as well as the curriculum for this class, enforcing the importance of SSIs in the classroom and this course. SSI: Genetically Modified Organisms and Society Units: Plant Biotechnology, Genetics and Heredity and Biotechnology and Society Essential Questions and Student Performance Standards per Unit: 1. Plant Biotechnology -What parts of a plant can be modified by genetics? -On a global and local scale, what are the benefits and risks of these genetic modifications? -How are crops becoming resilient to pests and other environmental factors? -How has modifying plant and crop genetics influenced production and industry? SPS: 23.0 Apply genetic principles to agricultural production 24.0 Demonstrate proper tissue/cell culture techniques 25.0 Demonstrate the application of biotechnology to Agriculture, Food and Natural
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 12/16/2011 for the course AEC 4202 taught by Professor Myers during the Spring '10 term at University of Florida.

Page1 / 2

SSI - SSI, or Socioscientific Issue is defined as social...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online