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Hands-On Science: Introduction to Biotechnology

Hands-On Science: Introduction to Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the leading edge of scientific research and careers.  Now, with Hands-On Science: Introduction to Biotechnology, your students can become familiar with the basic concepts, techniques and issues.

Hands-On Science: Introduction to Biotechnology contains twenty lessons:

  1. Making Yogurt
  2. Invasive Species
  3. Making Kimchi
  4. GMO Pro, GMO Con
  5. Yeast Fermentation
  6. Bt, Borers, and Butterflies
  7. Antibiotics from Nature
  8. Do You Know What You’re Eating?
  9. Gel Electrophoresis
  10. Building People
  11. Running a Gel
  12. To Clone, or Not to Clone?
  13. Was It Alive?
  14. The Community and Genetically Modified Foods
  15. Oil Cleanup with Bacteria
  16. Where Will the Money Go?
  17. Enzymes
  18. Forensics
  19. Extracting DNA
  20. Biotechnology Careers

Each lesson is an experiment designed to help students understand biotechnology's applications in agriculture, environmental protection, medicine, and manufacturing. Throughout the book, they'll explore how biotechnology is as venerable a process as the making of cheese, and as new a technique as extracting DNA from living tissue.  They'll also investigate bioethics and examine possible careers in the field.

  • Use Hands-On Science: Introduction to Biotechnology as a complete introductory program, as a replacement unit, or as an enrichment experience. 
  • Each activity includes teacher notes, materials lists, and assessments. 
  • Hands-On Science: Introduction to Biotechnology correlates to National Science Education standards.

This title is part of the Hands-On Life Science series.

Also take a look at our new free Teachable Moment download on biomimicry!

Details
SKU 066389 -906
ISBN 0-8251-6638-1
ISBN13 978-0-8251-6638-9
Grade Level 7 - 10
Pages 156
Format Description Reproducible Teacher Book
 
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