National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
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GM Soybean Seed Kit
Provide a hands-on experience for students to compare conventional soybean seeds to genetically modified Roundup Ready® soybean seeds. This kit includes conventional soybean seeds, GM soybean seeds, and the testing materials to indicate which seed contains the protein responsible for making Roundup Ready® soybeans tolerant to the herbicide glyphosate. Order this kit online from agclassroomstore.com.
Preview the following video tutorial to see a demonstration of the lab that can be performed with this kit. This laboratory activity is detailed in the Interest Approach of the lesson, The Science of a GMO.
Andrea Gardner and Alisha Hill
National Center for Agricultural Literacy
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- Evaluating GMO Perspectives Through Labeling
- FARMLAND: GMOs and Organic Agriculture
- Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and Organic Foods
- The Science of a GMO