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Title: Teachers' Domain: Biotechnology
Url: http://www.teachersdomain.org/special/biot/
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: WGBH Educational Foundation's Teachers' Domain site has this section dedicated to biotechnology. In it, visitors will find five sections: Applications, Careers, Concepts, Tools and Techniques, and one Lesson Plan. Each section contains interactive activities, presentations, and videos for high school or introductory college students on topical subjects such as epigenetics or DNA sequencing, on careers such as tissue engineering or quality control, concepts of inheritance, and detailed techniques for preparing agarose gel or pipetting, plus much more. The lesson plan, Using Biotechnology to Detect and Treat Disease, is a media-rich experience in which students "learn how biotechnology's techniques and tools are being used to help identify and fight disease, and examine the ethical and privacy issues associated with genetic testing." Access to these materials requires a quick and free registration with Teachers' Domain.
LC Classification: Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
Technology -- Chemical technology -- Biotechnology -- Biochemical engineering. Bioprocess engineering
Education -- Special aspects of education -- Types of education -- Vocational education (General)
Education -- Special aspects of education -- Types of education -- Career education
GEM Subject: Vocational Education -- Technical
Science -- Technology
Science -- Biology
Science -- Careers
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Key Concept: Biology -- Biotechnology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: flash
html
Audience: Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-11-01 12:42:22 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-10-31 13:44:58 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: Bio-Link
Full Record Views: 93
Resource URL Clicks: 13
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