Purpose: To help you learn about pesticides, how they are used, how we encounter them, and some human- and non-human problems (and benefits).
To do this assignment: Watch the Tyrone Hayes TED talk (if you missed it in class), and read the PDF below.
To earn all 15 points for this assignment,
write a 400-500 word reflection document that includes:
a topic sentence at the beginning,
and the following 5 paragraphs
topic sentence: The aim of this reflection is to: ____(fill in the blank)_____
Paragraph 1: Summarize the TED talk. Who is Dr. Hayes? What are the main points of his presentation?
Paragraph 2: Your reflection of the TED talk and his scientific findings, etc.
Paragraph 3: Summarize the “insect apocalypse” PDF. What is the purpose of the paper? What are the main findings? How does it relate to pesticides?
Paragraph 4: Write your reflection of this PDF paper.
Paragraph 5: Reflect and summarize your points of learning in this assignment, your opinions, your outstanding questions, actions you feel called to, etc.