Title: Is Organic Food Worth the Extra Cost?
Abstract: Students calculate the amount of pesticide residue in selected foods for two pesticides and determine if these levels are safe. Then they read an article about a research study looking for metabolites of these pesticides in children. Finally, they use this information to determine if organic food is worth the extra cost. Links to the article are included.
Source: Environmental Health Perspectives
Date of Publication: May 2006
Resource Type: Article/Report - Classroom Materials
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