Biotechnology

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Biotechnology

From the extraction of DNA to the use of microbes to clean up environmental damage, the science of biotechnology has surged to the forefront of technological advancement. Students perform a series of significant industrial and biological experiments exploring the bioscience advancements that enhance the utility of fiber, food, fuel, and plastics as the building blocks of our modern society.

Project-based activities include:

Activity: Internet Research: Molecular Genetics Research
Activity: AquaZyme in Action
Activity: DNA Terminology
Activity: DNA -The Molecule of Life
Activity: DNA Extraction
Activity: Fermentation
Activity: AquaZyme Completion
Activity: Video: Risky Business
Activity: Narrative Writing & Checkpoint Test
Activity: Paper Plasmid
Activity: Directed Problem
Activity: Yogurt Making
Activity: Pipetting
Activity: Argumentative Writing, Career Research & Planning, and Checkpoint Test
Activity: Design Brief Research, Organization, Planning & Presentation

LAB

HS STEM

GRADES

9 to 12

CURRICULUM HOURS

20

CAREER CLUSTERS

STEM

FEATURES

• NAF Approved
• University of California A-G Approved Course
• Project-Based Learning
• Career Ready Practices
• Reading and Writing in Context
• Customizable Content
• Directed Problem

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