We found 53 reviewed resources for plant biotechnology
Should the United States Support the Development of More Biotechnology to Genetically Modify Food?
7th - 10th
The controversy surrounding GMOs is food for debate. With the abundance of articles that can be garnered from various media sources, a skill-building activity that teaches learners how to carry on a balanced, informed discussion of this...
Plant Biotechnology: Controlling Tissue Differentation
11th - Higher Ed
Students demonstrate skills of biotechnology stringent aseptic technique and statistical analysis. They describe hormonal control of plant tissue differentiation and relate this to gene expression. Students observe the effects of...
Plant Biotechnology: Controlling Tissue Differentiation
10th - 11th
Students demonstrate hormonal control of plant tissue differentiation and relate this differentiation to gene expression. They explore the effects of hormones (auxin and cytokinin) on the genes that control tissue differentiation in callus.
'Hunger Games' Science: Investigating Genetically Engineered Organisms
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...
Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010
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...
Biofuels and Bioprospecting for Beginners
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The use of fossil fuels is contributing to the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. If we can produce fuels using cellulose-based ethanol, we may be able to remove carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Scientists are searching for a...
CRISPR and the Future of Human Evolution
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...