Rice: Grain of the Ancients
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Children explore rice from the perspective of science and culture, developing an interest in and enthusiasm for horticultural and nutritional science at the same time. Students also learn to appreciate the social influences that crop developments have - not a mute point since students will soon be facing technical, social and economic challenges brought about by advances in biotechnology. Also contains well thought out projects as well as references and resources for further study. Perfect for ages 9-14.