Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources

Educational Institutions

 

Science at Cal – University of California-Berkeley
Science at Cal supports the advancement of the public’s understanding of science. They create opportunities for the UC Berkeley Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research community to share the wonder, excitement and relevance of their research with public audiences. Accessibility, inclusiveness, creativity and innovation are hallmarks of Science at Cal events, which reach tens of thousands of people annually.

 

Online educational resources

Council for Biotechnology Information (CBI)
Council for Biotechnology Information (CBI) is a commitment by the major plant and seed biotechnology companies to engage audiences in the United States about the benefits of modern agricultural biotechnology. Its objectives are to use solid, documented research and analysis from opinion leaders in creative communications campaigns to help targeted audiences understand and accept the positive role of biotechnology in providing more and better food to a growing world while helping protect the natural resource base on which agriculture depends.

Biotech Project – University of Arizona
Site contains background information and biotechnology-related links, and other resources for classroom support and professional development.

PBS Learning Media – Biotechnology
PBS LearningMedia offers high-quality, trusted digital content and solutions that inspire students and transform learning. Developed in partnership with the WGBH Educational Foundation and supported by public media stations nationwide, PBS LearningMedia engages educators and learners at all levels with content from America’s #1 Educational Media Brand.

UNL AgBiosafety Education Center
The goal of the Education Center is to provide quality learning materials for educators wishing to teach the science of crop biotechnology and the debate surrounding the safety of genetically modified food crops in the classroom.
The Education Center contains lesson plans listed by classroom activity type, and other teaching resources.