Teaching Treasures™

Do we eat poison or healthy vegetables?
by Ingrid Griggs

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Your task

The Interview

1) Find out from a market grower how much poison (pesticides) they use each year on their vegetable crops.

2) Interview at least five people who grow their own vegetables. Write down how much poison (pesticides) they use.

3) Contact an organic vegetable grower. Ask them why they don't use poisons (pesticides).

4} Contact a health food shop and ask them for any information regarding people with allergies to pesticides.

5) Write an article based upon your findings. Give the statistics and finish the article with your own thoughts about the use of poisons on vegetables.

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