Education

Summer Treks

June - August 2014

Genetics and our Food Supply

NCSU Central Crops Research Station, on Business 70 W in Clayton, NC
Thursday, July 17, 2014
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Cost: $25 deposit (deposit will be returned at workshop, please send separate check if registering for multiple workshops)

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs), what does that really mean? In this workshop, teachers will connect cutting-edge research to current food issues. Participants will meet with researchers in the field, pollinate crops, and complete hands-on plant genetics activities. Participants will receive $150 worth of plant genetics resources to use with students in their classroom. Targeted: Teachers for grades 6-8. **The cost of this workshop is reduced due to a grant from the NSF.

  Educator Trek Registration Form (PDF) – Complete, print and mail this form to register for Educator Treks. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email and/or mailed receipt. Workshop details will be sent via email one to two weeks prior to the workshop.