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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 six (6) sources, at least two (2) Popular/Trade Resources and at least four (4) 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 3-4 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. 

The Library & Learning Commons are Here to Help

1. Meet with Ms. Raven Fonfa, Librarian, to get assistance with using the library's resources and databases, and for guidance on finding, evaluating and selecting resources, and creating APA citations, by Friday, Oct 5, 2018.  

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 Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018.  Meet for assistance with writing the Research Paper by Oct 31, 2018.

*Make appointments using TutorTrac Choose Center Library Learning Commons, then choose Section Science Fundamentals.

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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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