Posted by: mrborden | February 5, 2017

Genetic engineering


second semester

Biology and Biology honors
Feb 6 2017
QFD: Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us.” — Susan L. Tayloru
Essential question of the day : how can environmental issues affect a species ? How can genetic engineering play a role in developing species?
This weeks learning objective : HS LS 4-5 Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species.
Today’s Learning Target: Students will take Cornell notes into their notebooks and write down 3 questions they may have concerning genetic engineering
1) GMOs genetic engineering
2) video clip
3) notes



Feb 7 2017
QFD: Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.-Coretta Scott King,
Essential question of the day : Anaylze the methods for genetic engineering and describe your results
This weeks learning objective : HS LS 4-5 Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species.
Today’s Learning Target: Students will take notes into their notebooks concerning the video clips and the main points viewed and write down 3 questions they may have concerning Cloning
1) ethics of cloning humans
2) article Google classroom


Feb 9 2017
QFD: One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can’t utter. James Earl Jones
Essential question of the day : List 5 reasons why genetic engineering cloning is good for humanity and 5 reasons it is not
This weeks learning objective : HS LS 4-5 Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species.
Today’s Learning Target: Students will have a formal debate on the pros and cons of genetic engineering and cloning
1) pros and cons of genetic engineering
2) debate

Feb 10 2017
QFD: For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Nelson Mandela
Essential question of the day : should humans clone humans ? Justify your answer
This weeks learning objective : HS LS 4-5 Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in: (1) increases in the number of individuals of some species, (2) the emergence of new species over time, and (3) the extinction of other species.
Today’s Learning Target: Students will take a and complete a quiz concerning genetic engineering and the ethics of cloning
1) test genetic engineering

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