10 The nature of Genetic Engineering

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Efficient, logical, effective, and practical.

Using all resources to the best of our ability.

Changing, designing, adapting our mentalities.

Improving our abilities for a better way of life.


Babies, mother, hospital, scissors.

Creature, judgement, butcher, engineer.


These are the little children, the future in our hands.

When all God’s children on this earth inherit all our plans.

These are the lies they tell us. but this is the only way.

When all God’s children on the earth will evermore be saved.


These are the little children, the future in our hands.

When all God’s children on this earth inherit all our plans.

These are the lies they tell us. the future’s good as sold.

In all the things we do and know, we really must be told.

Genetic engineering
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OMD

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YkEBtFbOGg



Title:


The nature of genetic engineering


Learning Objectives:




To know what is meant by genetic engineering.



To understand what genetic engineering can be used for.



To consider advantages and disadvantages of GE.

Skills:


Effective participation



Lesson number:

10 of 11

By the end of this lesson:

All

will be able to give a brief
description of what genetic
engineering is.


Most
will be able to explain some of
the advantages and disadvantages of
genetic engineering.

Some

will be able to



Starter: 5 minutes

Song: OMD


Genetic engineering


Activity 1: 10 minutes

Making the perfect human being.


Activity 2: 20 minutes

Thinking hats on genetic engineering


Activity 3: 15 minutes

GCSE question


Plenary: 5 minutes




What if you could
make your ideal
human being. Whose
features would it
have? What would it
be like?

Activity


“Genetic engineering is the deliberate
modification of the characters of an
organism by the manipulation of the genetic
material.”


Why do it? To find cures for or prevent
diseases in humans e.g. Cystic fibrosis

Definition

The 6 Thinking Hats


Facts

The White Hat

What do you know
about the subject?
What facts do you
have?

Feelings


The Red Hat

What is your
emotional response
to this question?

Positive
points

The Yellow Hat

What are all the
positive points or
benefits? What good
might it achieve?

Negative
points

The Black Hat

What are all the
negative points?
What harm might
be done?

The Green Hat

What new
solutions can you
come up with?
Be creative.

The Blue Hat

What conclusion
do you come to
having used all the
other hats?

Creativity

Conclusion


“Explain why some people are in favour of
genetic engineering and some people are
against it. (8 marks)





Would the world be a better place if
everybody was physically perfect?


GCSE Question

Pink Plenary