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73 resources with the concept genetic engineering

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The Science of Food

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Alchemy in the kitchen? A collection explains the science behind the food chain. Videos and support materials cover everything from yummy things like cheese, to chocolate, to sourdough bread, from science topics like genetically...
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Gene Therapy: Molecular Bandage?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The five lessons in the Gene Therapy: Molecular Bandage unit explore the expanding field of gene therapies. Using a fun role-play activity, pupils act like viruses and cells to demonstrate how viruses recognize a target cell. They learn...
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Grade 8 Science: Genetic Modification of Organisms

For Teachers 8th Standards
Genetic modification is a hot topic in the science and political world. A complete unit gives learners an opportunity to research genetic modification, play an interactive genetic engineering simulation, and interact with the information...
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Proposed Treatment to Fix Genetic Diseases Raises Ethical Issues

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Should genetic scientists be permitted to alter mtDNA to eliminate birth defects? That is the question examined in Rob Stein's article for NPR that explores the ethical issues raised by this research.
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Cloning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars  explore the issues and challenges of cloning.  In this cloning lesson plan, students read about how cloning affects people and the types of cloning, then they prepare a debate either for or against cloning.
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
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Genetic Engineering

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners identify relationships between scientific concepts and their historical roots. They discuss and debate issues of ethics in science, specifically on the concept of genetic engineering and describe the processes of cloning and...
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All About Cloning

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Start seeing double. The American Museum of Natural History website provides pupils with information about Dolly, the cloned sheep. Learners find out the procedure used to create Dolly along with why scientists clone animals.
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Vector Selector

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
How do genetic engineers determine which vector to use? Scholars research different vectors and their advantages and disadvantages in part six of six-part Gene Therapy: Molecular Bandage module. Then, in small groups, they determine...
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Positions, Beliefs and Values

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How do values shape people's thinking? Scholars explore their positions, beliefs, and values about gene therapy in part five of the six-part Gene Therapy: Molecular Bandage? module. They work through statements and determine if they...
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The Century of the Gene: Crash Course History of Science #42

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The human genome project maps the DNA sequence of the entire human genome—not a small task! A video discusses the steps that led to the success of the human genome project. The narrator begins early in the century to communicate events...
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Genes Can Be Moved Between Species

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Biotechnology changes lives every day, but how did it all start? Learn about Cohen and Boyer's technique for recombinant DNA and the founding of this new scientific study. Then, scholars use the online interactive to discover how Hanahan...
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Changing the Blueprints of Life - Genetic Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #38

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A presentation of how engineering based in making something better led to engineering genetics. Scholars learn that genetic engineering began by selectively breeding plants that had specific characteristics to improve them. The video...
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2014 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The most popular AP science exam, Biology, also maintains the highest passing rate. The College Board releases old test questions covering trichomes and much more, along with statistics and scoring guidelines to help scholars study for...
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Classroom Activities: Stem Cells and Diabetes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How close are we to a cure for diabetes? It seems the cure which has a connection to stem cell research is a possibility! Learners explore the concept of stem cells with an engaging hands-on activity. A PowerPoint presentation provides...
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Genetic Engineering Challenge – How Can Scientists Develop a Type of Rice That Could Prevent Vitamin A Deficiency?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Brown rice contains vitamins B and E, while white rice lasts longer in storage. The availability of rice around the world makes it a great candidate for genetic engineering. Scholars apply their knowledge of genetic engineering to solve...
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Golden Rice – Evaluating the Pros and Cons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
More than half the world's population eats rice as a daily staple ... imagine if that rice could prevent illness. Scientists genetically engineered rice to include vitamin A for just that purpose. However, room for debate still exists....
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General Biology II: Survey of Molecular Life and Genetics (Mt. Hood Community College Biology 102)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What could be more real life than a biology course? Mt. Hood Community College offers a complete biology textbook with an emphasis on genetics. Topics range from DNA replication to biotechnology and inheritance patterns.
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DNA Technology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One of the first biotechnology breakthroughs occurred in 1982 with the creation of synthetic insulin. Young scientists learn about DNA technology with a presentation and accompanying worksheet. It focuses on DNA extraction and...
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Genetic Engineering

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
No matter where you stand on the controversial topic of genetic engineering, the science that makes it possible is extraordinary. An animated video describes a process of genetic engineering involving bacteria. The quick demonstration...
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Farmland: GMOs and Organic Agriculture

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn more about genetic modification, organic farming, and the role of biotechnology in agriculture by watching a documentary that shows how newly gained knowledge can be applied to specific situations involving farmers and the choices...
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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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A Farmer’s Challenge to Breed to the Greatest of Grapes

For Teachers 7th Standards
What does your class know about GMOs? Are they savvy to selective breeding? Challenge young minds to engineer the greatest crop of all time using a hands-on genetics unit. Learners discover the good and bad details of selective breeding,...
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Tracking Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's that buzzing in your ear? An insightful lesson about genetically modified mosquitoes! Partnered pupils explore the creation, release, and monitoring of mosquitoes designed to reduce the mosquito population. After watching a video,...