Looks at some of the developments in genomics, a field that studies the genomes of living things.
The goal of synthetic biology is to make biology easier to engineer. Learn about the tools that synthetic biologists are using and the exciting things they are building.
How diverse is the human genome? More than we think. Craig Venter gives a tour in this video.
Practice Biotechnology Applications questions
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Biotechnology Applications.
To stimulate the critical thinking skills required to assess the validity of statements about the key concept using an Agree/Disagree Table.
To emphasize students’ understanding of key words and practice applying the definitions of the vocabulary words to examples and drawings using the Frayer Model.
Students are exposed to a technique for making oceanic biofuel. This covers the choice of algae, issues with land use, and how to fully utilize the resource.
Covers 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic as a vehicle to look at viruses and disease , as well as the use of modern biological tools to improve human health.
Covers the use of molecular tools to identify the source and species of seafood. Looks at the effect of commercial fishing on oceanic ecosystems.
The science and applications of genetic engineering is the focus of this study guide.
Learn about an interesting application of biotechnology. Personalized medicine is a look at how medical treatments can be tailored to our genetic profiles.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Biotechnology Applications.