Unit 8: Feeding the World

Learn these words from the persuasive article by Peter Winkler (Inside: Level C, Unit 8).

Here are our links to the selections of "Food for Thought": Feeding the World, Market Women; Soup for the Soul, Would it be fun to run a restaurant, Holding Up the Sky; The Girl and the Chenoo, The Omnivore's Dilemma; Math for Locavores

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  1. virus
    infectious agent that replicates itself within living hosts
  2. gene
    part of DNA controlling physical characteristics and growth
  3. raise
    summon into action or bring into existence
  4. weapon
    any instrument used in fighting or hunting
  5. laboratory
    a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
  6. technique
    a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  7. modified
    changed in form or character
  8. technology
    the practical application of science to commerce or industry
  9. viewpoint
    a mental position from which things are considered
  10. mission
    a special assignment that is given to a person or group
  11. cycle
    a periodically repeated sequence of events
  12. sacrifice
    a loss entailed by giving up something
  13. management
    the act of controlling something
  14. practice
    knowledge of how something is usually done
  15. agricultural
    relating to or used in or promoting farming
  16. yield
    production of a certain amount
  17. sufficient
    of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement
  18. sustain
    supply with necessities and support
  19. merit
    any admirable or beneficial attribute
  20. allocate
    distribute according to a plan or set apart for a purpose
  21. pesticide
    a chemical used to kill destructive insects or animals
  22. study
    document describing the findings of some individual or group
  23. headlong
    in a hasty and foolhardy manner
  24. court
    seek someone's favor
  25. disaster
    an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
  26. consumer
    a person who uses goods or services
  27. inherently
    in an essential manner
  28. caution
    warn strongly; put on guard
  29. engineering
    the practical application of science to commerce or industry
  30. health
    a state of wellbeing free from disease
Created on August 3, 2016 (updated August 15, 2016)

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