Unit 4 Genetic Engineering

Week of  Mar 27 – Mar 30:
Notes: Intro to Genetic Engineering (ppt)
Notesheet for Intro to Genetic Engineering
DNA Analysis from Crime Scene (see me if you missed class)

Week of Apr 3 – Apr 7:
Restriction Enzyme Worksheet
Notes: Recombinant DNA (ppt)
Notesheet: Recombinant DNA
Modeling Recombinant DNA (see me if you missed class)
Gel Electrophoresis Lab: In Search of My Father (see me if you missed class)

Week of Apr 10 – Apr 14:
Notes: Transgenic Organisms (ppt)
Notesheet for Transgenic Organisms
Transgenic Organism Project (see me if you missed class)

Week of Apr 17 – Apr 21:
Notes: Cloning (ppt)
Notes: Chimerics and Mosaics (ppt)
Notesheet for Cloning, chimerics and mosaics
EPO article questions (see me for a copy of the article)
Gene Doping Article and Questions (questions on last page)
Genetic Engineering Questions to Answer as you go through the following websites:
*12 Genetically Engineered Organisms website
*Harvest of Fear: Go through each of the following activities on this website:

  • Should we grow them?
  • Engineer a crop
  • What’s coming for dinner

GM Foods Worksheet (make a copy of this including your name, and then share it with me and give me comment rights)
Resources for GM Foods Worksheet:

Week of Apr 24 – Apr 28:
Cloning Webquest (see me for document if you missed class)
Lab: Transformation (see me if you missed class)

Week of May 1 – May 5:
GATTACA (see me if you missed class)
Stem Cells Webquest

Review for Final