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What is Biotechnology?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young consumers explore the concept of biotechnology as it pertains to the foods they eat, economics, and agriculture. They watch several videos, explore a website, complete worksheets, and engage in class discussion. Son they'll know...
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Unit 1: Introduction to Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Biotechnology is big! Introduce the uses of biotechnology to science scholars with a fascinating, fact-filled unit. The first installment in a series of four biotechnology units covers the role biotechnology plays in human and...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Injury and Recovery

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Synthetic scaffolding can be used to regenerate biological tissue, such as muscle, tendons, and ligaments. When perfected, this biotechnological feat will help many injured athletes recover more quickly. Dr.Cato Laurencin explains the...
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What is Biotechnology

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Examine the sequence of key events in the history of genetics. An engaging lesson asks scholars to sort events to create a timeline of biotechnology milestones. Arranging the events gives learners perspective on the development of...
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Biotechnological Issues and Bioethics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Culminate a bioethics unit with the implementation of a lesson that incorporates the Socratic method to encourage class feedback and participation. Pupils participate in a discussion on bioethics and morality, complete a writing seminar,...
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Unit 4: Bioethics and the Future of Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's the future of biotechnology? Explore a hot topic in the fourth and final unit in a series of Biotechnology lessons. Learners develop an understanding of the many issues in bioethics, then create an argument for or against the role...
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Biotechnology/Bioinformatics Activity

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students demonstrate the genetic principles of Heredity. They discover that each species has a unique Genetic fingerprint and that people can use "Genetic fingerprints" to solve a number of problems. They discuss examples of uses of DNA...
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Printing a Human Kidney

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Biotechnology has allowed us to engineer transplantable bladders and other organs successfully. The hope is to someday be able to engineer kidneys, and so save many lives. Dr. Anthony Atala, who specializes in regenerative medicine,...
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Biotechnology and The Chocolate Milk Cow

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss new discoveries that have resulted from the use of recombinant DNA technology and otehr biotechnology. In groups, they create a transgenic cow capable of producing chocolate-flavored milk.
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Benefits of Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th
Various aspects about the impact of biotechnology in our everyday lives, and many examples of its application are given in these slides. Designed with multiple fonts, the style should be appealing to youth.
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Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A genetics presentation covers biotechnology, including genetic engineering and the many implications that stem from those discoveries. It includes topics such as cloning, genetically modified plants and their effects, genetically...
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The Future of Biotechnology

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Learners study the future impact that biotechnology might have on science and society.  In this investigative lesson students discuss the concerns and future of biotechnology use.
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Evolution of Biotechnology Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students explore how present biotechnology has evolved. They create a timeline is included referencing major scientists and major events in history which have led to our current understanding and use. A teacher time line is included.
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Biotechnology and the Human Body

For Students 8th - 12th
In this biotechnology and the human body worksheet, learners fill in the blank with information about the advances of biotechnology as it relates to gene therapy.
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Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The concepts here cover the gamut of biotechnological engineering. Information is given about plasmids and genetic manipulation. After reviewing genetic engineering, this slide show would be useful to recap some of the main procedures.
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Biotechnology

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore biotechnology through various activities. In this biology lesson plan, students analyze its pros and cons. They study and read informative articles about biotechnology.
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DNA, Crime and Law Enforcement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Civil rights meets biotechnology in a instructional activity that scrutinizes the collection of DNA of citizens who have been arrested, but not yet convicted of a crime. Real-life cases are examined in which the DNA of a relative was...
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Biotechnology

For Students 6th - 12th
For this biology worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle with 23 questions on biotechnology. They identify the benefits and ethical issues about biotechnology.
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Should the United States Support the Development of More Biotechnology to Genetically Modify Food?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The controversy surrounding GMOs is food for debate. With the abundance of articles that can be garnered from various media sources, a skill-building activity that teaches learners how to carry on a balanced, informed discussion of this...
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Dinosaur and DNA Days

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Biology stars extract DNA samples from beef thymus and then examine its properties. They use enzymes to digest the DNA samples, and then use electrophoresis to separate fragments. Finally, they discuss methods and principles of...
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Bioterrorism: Development of a "Superbug"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare bacteria and viruses and their roles in biotechnology and bioterrorism. They outline fundamental steps of bacterial transformation and the possible selection processes to identify transformants. They discuss...
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AP: Chapter 20: DNA Technology

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
This nine-page biotechnology resource contains six pages of questions regarding DNA technology. Questions cover cloning, restriction enzymes, the polymerase chain reaction, different techniques, the human genome project, and more. The...
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Cells, Genetics, and Biotechnology

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
For scholars tired of reading the textbook, this unit includes nine hands-on lessons. Through group work, lab activities, experiments, and even one inquiry-based lesson, scholars apply knowledge about cells, genetics, and biotechnology....
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What is Biotechnology

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students discover the concept of biotechnology. In this biotechnology instructional activity, students explore the history of biotechnology and its implications today.