Use the list of websites below to learn about antibiotics (you can use others if you wish). Find examples (evidence) about the relationships between the use of antibiotics in agriculture and antibiotic resistance.
- Combating Antibiotic Resistance
- Antibiotics in Agriculture
- Is Agriculture at Fault?
- Eliminating Antibiotic Overuse in Animals
- Antibiotic Resistance
Use the evidence you've found to answer the following questions:
- How do antibiotics work?
- Why don't they work on viruses?
- Why are some antibiotics becoming less effective?
- What are the major arguments both for and against the use of antibiotics in agriculture?
- What is your opinion? Do you think we should continue the use of antibiotics in agriculture? Why or why not?