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AMANDA MANCILLA-KIMBROUGH
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    Education Standards

    Biotechnology in NC

    Biotechnology in NC

    Overview

    At the end of these lesson(s) students should be able to  listen and identify how biotechnology is used to affect living organisms using a graphic organizer and techer created recording/audio script.

    Students should be able to verbally summarize aspects of biotechnology.

     

    8th Grade Science Standard with focus on language development

    For the listening Script. The instructor should read the sentence(s) with out  saying the alphabet letter at the end. THe alphabet letter indicates the student response. 

    Student Name_____________________________

    • Goal: I can verbally describe at least one way biotechnology enhances the quality of life using the sentence fames provided.
    • Goal: I can use language patterns given in the boxes below.

     

    Question for partner discussion:

    Partner A: How does biotechnology enhance the quality of life?

    Partner B: Biotechnology enhances the quality of life by______________ (use the possible responses to help respond)__.

    Partner B: How does biotechnology enhance the quality of life?

    Partner A: Biotechnology enhances the quality of life by______________ (use the possible responses to help respond)__.

     

     

    Sentence framePossible responses
    Biotechnology enhances the quality of life by…
    • increasing quantities of medicines needed for modern life.
    • Increasing effective diagnosis for diseases.
    • broadening how we both treat and prevent diseases.
    • helping with the creation of new body parts for those in need.
    • increasing the quality and quantity of crops.
    • making crops healthier and giving us better nutrition.
    • identifying whose fingerprints or blood are at the scene of the crime.
    • identifying paternity or ancestry relationships.
    • making biofuels a reasonable replacement to fossil fuels.
    • cleaning up pollution, decomposing plastics as well as reducing oils in the water.
    • impacting the economy of North Carolina.
    • creating solutions to problems using life itself.

     

     

     

    • Goal: I can write to explain using details to at least two of the sentence frames below.  
    Sentence framePossible responses
    Biotechnology enhances the quality of life by…
    • increasing quantities of medicines needed for modern life.
    • Increasing effective diagnosis for diseases.
    • broadening how we both treat and prevent diseases.
    • helping with the creation of new body parts for those in need.
    • increasing the quality and quantity of crops.
    • making crops healthier and giving us better nutrition.
    • identifying whose fingerprints or blood are at the scene of the crime.
    • identifying paternity or ancestry relationships.
    • making biofuels a reasonable replacement to fossil fuels.
    • cleaning up pollution, decomposing plastics as well as reducing oils in the water.
    • impacting the economy of North Carolina.
    • creating solutions to problems using life itself.

     

     

    Model: Biotechnology enhances the quality of life by increasing the quantities of medicine needed for modern life. An example of this is the use of insulin to help diabetics live a better life.

     

    1. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.
    2. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.

     

    • Goal: I can listen and decide which of the following industry choices biotechnology is improving.

     

     

    1. Medicine
    1. Agriculture
    1. Forensic
    1. Energy
    (E ) Economy
    Needle and vialFarmer on wheat fieldA fingerprint in black and whiteOne glowing fluorescent bulb amonst unlit incandescent bulbsPerson pointing at paper

     

     

    1.                                                        2.                                                            3.                                                            4.

     

    5.                                                        6.                                                          7.                                                             8.

     

    • Goal: I can jot words associated with each industry listed below with my elbow partner.  
    1. Medicine
    1. Agriculture
    1. Forensic
    1. Energy
    (E ) Economy