New Hampshire Agriculture in the Classroom

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Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

Companion Resource


GM Soybean Seed Kit

Provide a hands-on experience for students to compare conventional soybean seeds to genetically modified Roundup Ready® soybean seeds. This kit includes conventional soybean seeds, GM soybean seeds, and the testing materials to indicate which seed contains the protein responsible for making Roundup Ready® soybeans tolerant to the herbicide glyphosate. Order this kit online from


Preview the following video tutorial to see a demonstration of the lab that can be performed with this kit. This laboratory activity is detailed in the Interest Approach of the lesson, The Science of a GMO.

Andrea Gardner and Alisha Hill
National Center for Agricultural Literacy
Lessons Associated with this Resource