How to Explain GMO labeling to Kids: Billy Nye!

If we genetically modify out food, say by taking a gene from a fish, and putting it into the tomato, we’re creating a whole new species.

If we genetically modify out food, say by taking a gene from a fish, and putting it into the tomato, we’re creating a whole new species.

I subbed in a fourth grade classroom recently. During a science lesson on electricity, the teacher has me show an old Bill Nye the Science Guy video.  I had forgotten about the goofy Mr. Nye, but the kids were enthralled and entertained.  We had a great discussion after the video building on what the children knew about electric cars and alternative energy.

Bill Nye is still delivering accessible science information to children.  I recently came across a video shared onRodale News about GMOs and GMO Labeling.

Read and see more here: http://ecochildsplay.com/2015/01/02/how-to-explain-gmo-labeling-to-kids-billy-nye/

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