Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

124 resources with the concept biotechnology

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
Three-Dimensional Coordinates and the Right-Hand Rule Video
6:09
Three-Dimensional Coordinates and the...
Biography of Mary Cassatt for Kids: Famous Artists for Children - FreeSchool Video
4:59
Biography of Mary Cassatt for Kids: Famous...
How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer, a Computer? Video
5:10
How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer,...
Other Resource Types (124)
+
28 Items in Unit
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

TeachEngineering: Keepers of the Gate

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Red Rover, Red Rover, send young intracellular engineers right over! In this unit of the TeachEngineering series, scholars tackle the challenge of determining why Grandmother’s suggestion of gargling with salt water to relieve a sore...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Medical Ethics

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Just because we have the ability to determine an organism's traits through genetic testing, should we do it? Middle-school medical experts examine the ethical dilemmas in biotechnology in the 18th and final installment in a series of...
+
eBook
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Biology for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
An eight-unit electronic textbook provides a guide to AP® Biology. Each of the 28 chapters include an introduction, multiple lessons, a summary, review questions, and test prep questions. Teachers see how each lesson connects to a big...
+
Instructional Video6:44
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

CRISPR and the Future of Human Evolution

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Will survival of the fittest be replaced by designer babies and eugenics in the near future? The technology exists now, but scientists still debate how to best use it. The future of the human race depends on the decisions made, but no...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

DNA Extraction from Strawberries

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Has your class ever been astounded by the complexity of DNA analysis? Have they ever asked why genetic engineering has become so important to our daily lives? Young scientists perform DNA extraction on strawberries and explore how the...
+
Instructional Video4:53
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

What's the Difference Between Accuracy and Precision?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
While often used interchangeably, the distinction between accuracy and precision is critical for many scientific endeavors. Discover the importance of consistency for precise results, and the need for accuracy in the field of research,...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

DNA, Crime and Law Enforcement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Civil rights meets biotechnology in a instructional activity that scrutinizes the collection of DNA of citizens who have been arrested, but not yet convicted of a crime. Real-life cases are examined in which the DNA of a relative was...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Personalized Medicine

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Genetics learners read an article and watch a video about personalized medicine and the hope it holds for treating patients more specifically than doctors currently are able to. They research, design, and produce a brochure about the...
+
Lesson Plan
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Genetics, history and the American Eugenics Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This lesson is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Genetics and Reproduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Disease prevention or designer babies? Use a set of slides to introduce the growing practice of preimplantation genetic diagnosis, or PGD. Teens read related articles and then break into groups to address different scenarios. Afterward,...
+
Instructional Video5:14
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Injury and Recovery

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Synthetic scaffolding can be used to regenerate biological tissue, such as muscle, tendons, and ligaments. When perfected, this biotechnological feat will help many injured athletes recover more quickly. Dr.Cato Laurencin explains the...
+
Lesson Plan
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

'Hunger Games' Science: Investigating Genetically Engineered Organisms

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In The Hunger Games novel and movie, a futuristic, dystopian society is the setting. In it, a genetically engineered bird escapes control of the government. Using this as a starting point, teenagers examine the realistic possibility of...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

From Milk to Cheese & Seed to Shelf

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learn about food production by making cheese, seeing how a seed gets to a shelf, and discussing food safety. Budding agriculturalists complete several activities and learn about food production, biotechnology, food preservation,...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

High-Tech Food: Science in Your Shopping Cart

For Teachers 7th
Kids are given a lot to think about, as they delve into the world of high-tech foods. They discuss GMOs, biotechnology, food enhancements and domestication. They view videos, engage in class discussions, complete worksheets, and learn...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Where'd You Get Those Genes?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Really a unit, this resource exposes middle schoolers to genetics at their level. They read interviews and biographies, trace a family tree, play games that simulate inheritance concepts, and more! Teacher's procedures, student...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

From Genes to Jeans

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This unit of lessons is designed for 7th through 9th graders. They are introduced to the world of agriculture and the genetic research and various technologies that are associated with agriculture. Pupils work together to come up with a...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

What is Biotechnology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Examine the sequence of key events in the history of genetics. An engaging lesson asks scholars to sort events to create a timeline of biotechnology milestones. Arranging the events gives learners a perspective on the development of...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Who’s Your Daddy? Finding the Father

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Time for the reveal! The nineth lesson of the series of 18 has scholars compare DNA fingerprints of cats to their samples to identify the father of Sparky's kittens from previous lessons. They analyze the DNA bands to determine the match.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Gelin’: Gel Electrophoresis Simulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take a look at a DNA fingerprint. Scholars run a gel electrophoresis simulation to examine the DNA of potential father cats in the eighth installment of an 18-part series. The instructional activity continues the series that explores DNA...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Diagnosing Sparky

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Be a vet for a day! Scholars test their veterinarian skills by assessing symptoms and making a diagnosis. They then evaluate biotechnology tests to verify the diagnosis. 
+
Graphic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Dr. Hayat Sindi

For Students 5th - 12th
Dr. Hayat bint Sulaiman bin Hassan Sindi has achieved many firsts, most notably the first female member of Saudi Arabia's Consultative Assembly. A colorful poster touts some of her many accomplishments.
+
Instructional Video5:05
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

How Close Are We to Uploading Our Minds?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What would it take to digitally upload someone's mind? A fascinating video first describes how a brain works, then looks at a future where people can live forever through avatars. The video describes the required technological advances...
+
eBook
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Concepts of Biology – 1st Canadian Edition

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How diverse are living things? Individuals explore topics such as cells as the foundation for life, cell division and genetics, molecular biology, and animal reproduction using an open resource Biology textbook. They learn key terms...