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Science Fundamentals (MTSC-115): GMO Assignment Basics

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GMO Annotated Bibliography & Research Paper from the course guide:

You will be researching and writing a paper on GMOs and the use of them for food for humans, as well as animal feed.

Annotated Bibliography: Find a minimum of eight (8) sources, at least two (2) Popular/Trade Resources and at least six (6) Scholarly Resources. Write a paragraph (minimum of 3-4 sentences) describing the information you obtained from each source, in your own words.  

Research paper: Write a 5-7 page paper on GMOs and the use of them for food for humans, as well as animal feed.  Include what GMO’s are, how they are used, their benefits and drawbacks, as well as, any critical information to inform you about GMO's to formulate your own opinion on them. Use APA format.


The Library & Learning Commons are Here to Help

1. Attend a workshop with Ms. Raven Fonfa, Librarian, for guidance on using the library's resources, finding, evaluating and selecting sources, and creating APA citations.  Workshops will be held in the Library on these 3 dates: Tuesday May 14 2:00-3:00 pm.; Friday May 17 10:00-11:00 am; Monday May 20 10:00-11:00 am. Use this online calendar to select a workshop date.

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2. Meet with Mr. Stephen Wilson, Professional Writing Tutor, for assistance with reading and using sources, and for guidance on writing and formatting your annotated bibliography, and APA style, by Monday, Feb 11, 2019.  Meet for assistance with writing the Research Paper by Monday, Mar 4, 2019

Make an Appointment with Mr. Wilson using TutorTrac

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Terminology

GMO Subject Terms

  • Genetically Modified Organisms
    • Genetically Modified Foods
    • Genetically Modified Plants
  • Genetically Altered Foods
  • Transgenic Organisms
    • Transgenic Plants
    • Transgenic Seeds
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
    • Food Biotechnology
    • Seeds Biotechnology
  • Genetic Engineering
    • Crops Genetic Engineering
    • Plant Genetic Engineering
    • Genetic Engineering in Agriculture
       

Additional Terms

  • Food Safety
     
  • Nutrition
  • Health
     
  • Consumer
  • Consumption
  • Preferences
     
  • Sensory Perception
  • Taste
  • Flavor

 

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