Outcome 3: The Impact of Biotechnology on Our Society

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Outcome 3: The Impact of Biotechnology on Our Society

Unit 3: Genetics

On your own you will pick a topic from the list below to research and write a brief description
(can be point form) that will include:

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Explanation of what your topic is/about

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Discuss
ion of current issues about your topic

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Discussion of both the positive and negative effects it may have on society

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Consideration of the implications it will have on life (human and other life organisms)

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Be sure to include a bibliography (NO Wikipedia)!


Yo
u will then need to write about a half page (single spaced, 12 font) conclusion on your
personal stand point with your selected genetic issue, should it be acceptable or not, and how it
might affect us/you in the future.


Use your time wisely because you w
ill only have two class periods to work on this.


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Genetic screening a child before birth

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Genetic screening a person for after birth/adult hood

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Agricultural, How can it effect a farmer

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GMO what effects could they have on growth habits/land

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GMO what effects

could they have on our bodies

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Cloning animals for clothing and food supply

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Cloning humans for organs and other tissues

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Designer babies

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Genetic screening for insurance companies

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Pharmaceuticals

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Patenting genes/genetics

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Biological warfare