Students will understand the basic processes involved in manipulating
genetic information, examine different uses of genetic engineering,
analyze a variety of stakeholder opinions, and evaluate several
issues surrounding the topic. Using reasoning and evidence, students
will make decisions and develop their own perspective on this dynamic
After viewing content and participating in interactions, students
will be able to:
- Define genetic
engineering, and identify the location of genetic information
within a cell.
the basic processes involved in manipulating genetic information
used by recombinant and cloning methods.
ways that genetic engineering is used in manufacturing, agriculture,
several current issues surrounding genetic engineering
how political, social, economic, and environmental factors influence
how decisions about genetic engineering are made.
will demonstrate competence in writing, listening, speaking, and
presenting an argument, including an application of basic principles
of logic and reasoning.
will collaborate with peers, experts, and others to write and
present products using technology resources. Through the presentation
of these products, students will demonstrate and communicate curriculum
concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom.
will interpret and display data used to present an argument.