Biotechnology in Food

Segment: 10. Environmental Service Systems, Standard: Demonstrate the application of biotechnology to AFNR activities. (Career Cluster I.A.7)


Biotechnology is utilized to develop new tools for improving productivity both in and out of the food system. Branches of Biotechnology in the food system include crop biotechnology and animal biotechnology. Biotechnology in food began with the beginning of agriculture and selective breeding.


Teaching Methods

Brainstorming, Lecture Discussion, Paired or Small Group Discussion, Demonstration, Case Study, Field Trip, Resource People, Experiment, Supervised Study, Debate

Tags: agriculture food and natural resources education, curriculum

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