Student Study Guides

CAST offers student study guides, available by going to the paper’s landing page on the website under the “Publications” tab, or by following the individual links below.

Dr. Anna Dilger had the idea for the student study guides. She said, “When schools nationwide moved to remote learning this spring, there were so many teachers scrambling to find resources to use in their newly online classrooms. Our CAST commentaries and issue papers are certainly great resources, but with everything else going on, they might be a little difficult for a teacher to pick up and use right away. The goal of the study guides was to help shortcut that process. Through the study guides, we highlight the main topics of newly released CAST papers, and then provide questions that ask students to think more deeply about the issues. We hope that teachers and students alike find them useful and that this tool attracts even more people to engage with CAST.”

Impact of Recruitment and Retention of Food Animal Veterinarians on the U.S. Food Supply Issue Paper – IP67 – April 2020

Producing Food Products from Cultured Animal Tissues CAST Commentary – QTA2020-1 – April 2020

Stewardship Challenges for New Pest Management Technologies in Agriculture CAST Commentary – QTA2020-2 – May 2020

Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Food and Agricultural Markets CAST Commentary – QTA2020-3 – June 2020

Impacts on Human Health and Safety of Naturally Occurring and Supplemental Hormones in Food Animals CAST Commentary – QTA2020-4 – July 2020

Agriculture and the Microbiome Issue Paper – IP68 – August 2020

The Importance of Communicating Empirically Based Science for Society CAST Commentary – QTA2020-5 – September 2020

Food Biofortification—Reaping the Benefits of Science to Overcome Hidden Hunger Issue Paper – IP69 – October 2020

Ground and Aerial Robots for Agricultural Production: Opportunities and Challenges Issue Paper – IP70 – November 2020

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