Biotechnology - NAAE Communities of Practice

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Biotechnology

Why Biotech?

Used widely in industry today

Many possible applications

Used extensively in the food industry


value
-
added products

Genomics is just beginning



My knowledge is limited… where do I
start?

Two Types of Biotech

Old vs New

History of Biotechnology

Earliest known biotech application


Cheesemaking

Lactic Acid Fermentation



Alcohol Fermentation


Wine


Root Beer


Bread making


Biotechnology, defined broadly, is the
engineering of organisms for useful
purposes.


New Biotechnology

Genes

Genetic Engineering

Genomics

Often, biotechnology involves the creation of hybrid genes
and their introduction into organisms in which some or all
of the gene is not normally present.


Fourteen month
-
old genetically engineered (“biotech”) salmon (left) and
standard salmon (right).

Applications in the classroom


Alcohol Fermentation

Bread in a Bag

Rootbeer Lab

Basic Yeast Fermentation Lab

Lactic Acid Fermentation

Making Cheese

Yogurt Lab

Micropropagation

African Violets

Micro propagation lesson plan

Micropropagation lab handout

Rubric

How to Grow Bacteria

Making nutrient plates

Streaking Technique

Interpreting Plates

Bacterial Transformation Lab

pGlo Lab

Video


Extracting DNA

Strawberry Lab

DNA Necklace Lab

Lab

GMO Labs

GMO Testing Lab


GMO Testing #2

Gel Electrophoresis


Battery Powered Gel Boxes

E
-
gels

Grants

SPEC

Mini grant

Team Teaching Tips


Teaching Biotech for Science
Credit