DNA Technology

Keystone B.2.4.1. Explain how genetic engineering has impacted the fields of medicine, forensics, and agriculture (e.g., selective breeding, gene splicing, cloning, GMOs, gene therapy)

Expected Student Learning Competencies

  • Explain how genetic technologies have impacted the fields of medicine, forensics, and agriculture.
  • Evaluate the societal impact of genetic engineering techniques and applications
  • Analyze ethical, social, economic, and cultural considerations as related to the development, selection, and use of technologies.
  • Compare and contrast the emerging technologies of telemedicine, nanotechnology, prosthetics, and biochemistry as they relate to improving human health



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Polymerase Chain Reaction

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Mimi the Mouse

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Cloning Explained

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Test your knowledge on Cloning

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Sample gel electrophoresis

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Virtual Gel Electrophoresis