Controversial biological procedures

Designer

Genetic Modification of Bacteria

Bacterial Transformation (practical activity - based on kit available from NCBE)

Green Fluorescent Protein - please read the Teacher's Guide for more detail

 

Genetic Modification of Plants - please read the Teacher's Guide for more detail. Some of these discussion cards are quite straightforward while others are more complex. Teachers will need to choose the cards most suited to their classes.

 

Pharming 

 

Gene Jury resources

The following resources provide learners with information relating to  DNA profiling and the potential uses of DNA databases.  The information  supports the Diamond 9 discussion activity, “Who would you trust with  your DNA?”.  Additional resources are available on the Gene Jury website

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