Instructional Video

Genetic Engineering

Curated and Reviewed by Lesson Planet

No matter where you stand on the controversial topic of genetic engineering, the science that makes it possible is extraordinary. An animated video describes a process of genetic engineering involving bacteria. The quick demonstration gives learners an inside look into how genetically engineered enzymes modify the genetic structure of a bacteria's DNA.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Make the video available on a class website as a resource for absent pupils or as review
  • Have learners research applications of this genetic engineering process
Classroom Considerations
  • Expects a solid understanding of the structure of a DNA sequence
  • Includes a transcript of the lesson
  • Makes the video available as a download for viewing offline
  • None