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Genetics and Bioengineering

The Societal Impacts of Mutations

References and Further Readings

Basics of heredity, DNA, genes, genetic modification

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation of Australia
http://www.csiro.au/Outcomes/Food-and-Agriculture/WhatIsGM.aspx#

Annenberg Media: Rediscovering Biology 
http://www.learner.org/courses/biology/textbook/gmo/index.html

AFP News
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZmZ161njr8

Independent Filmmaker
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSBnoGZoAHs

MIT
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfC689ElUVk

Lab kits, education programs, and supporting materials

Bio-Rad
http://www.bio-rad.com/en-no/education

Carolina
http://www.carolina.com/resources/home.jsp

Project Lead the Way
http://www.pltw.org

Khan Academy
(requires free registration)
https://www.khanacademy.org

Framework for Science Education
A Framework for K-12 Science Education. Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas.
http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13165

GMO food videos, activities, book and film

PBS Botany of Desire
http://www.pbs.org/thebotanyofdesire/potato-control.php

Pollan, Michael. Botany of Desire. Random House, 2002.

Michael Pollan TED talk on “A Plant's Eye View”
https://www.ted.com/talks/michael_pollan_gives_a_plant_s_eye_view

Future of Food documentary
www.thefutureoffood.com

Myotube and myostatin experiments
Morissette, et al. 2009. American Journal of Physiology.
http://ajpcell.physiology.org/content/297/5/1124

Grade Level

High School

Classroom Connections

Engineering
Life Science
Physical Science
Technology

Curriculum Snapshot

  • The content of this photo collection and associated activities aligns with and supplements a life science curriculum, particularly concepts of the central dogma (DNA, RNA and protein), heredity, natural selection, and evolution.

Video Connection

Evidence

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