Genes and Chemicals in Agriculture: Value and Risk (BIO 435-435H/535, FS 435-435H/535)
Class Structure

Each week there will be two 60 minute lectures, with each lecture followed by a 20 minute discussion/Q and A, with the instructor. Students will first be given time to discuss questions in small groups (5-10 min), then the class will come together with the speaker for discussion (10-15 min). In the small groups one recorder will be asked to note the main point/s of their discussion to ask the instructor.

I-clickers will be used by most speakers to help engage students and assess understanding of course materials, as well as to administer quizzes and take attendance.

The recitations will include some brief lectures, but will primarily be used for discussion of readings, particularly of the more complex and controversial issues of biotechnology and toxicology.