BIOTECHNOLOGY PORTFOLIO #3

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Oct 23, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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B
IOTECHNOLOGY
P
ORTFOLIO

#3

A
SSIGNMENT
C
RITERIA

G
ENETICALLY
M
ODIFIED
FOODS

LAB

REPORT

PURPOSE:

To organize and describe a three
-
day laboratory experiment using the
Laboratory Report format.


STANDARDS
:

LS1 (9
-
11)

2
Students demonstrate an understanding
of the
molecular

basis for heredity by …



2a
describing

the DNA structure and

relating the

DNA sequence to the genetic code
.



2c
describing

how
DNA contains the code for the production of specific proteins
.


LS3 (9
-
11)
-
6 Students will demonstrate thei
r understanding of the degree of genetic relationships
among organisms by …



6a

using given data (diagrams, charts, narratives, etc.) and advances in technology to explain how our
understanding of genetic variation has developed over time.


LS3 (9
-
11)
-
7
Students demonstrate an understanding of
Natural

Selection/
evolution by…



7a

investigating

how information is passed from parents to offspring by encoded molecules

(e.g.
evidence from electrophoresis, DNA fingerprinting).


W

12

6

In informational writing
, students organize ideas/concepts by …



W

12

6.1 Using a text structure appropriate to focus/controlling idea or thesis (e.g., purpose,
audience, context)
(Local)


LAB REPORT INSTRUCTIONS:

I
NTRODUCTION




Background Information

1.

Present Anti
-
GM Information a
nd Pro
-
GM Information and state your
personal opinion along the way.

2.

Introduce the reader to the concept of “
Round
-
up Ready Soybeans


3.

Introduce the read to a company called “Monsanto” and
sketch a graph of

the stock trends for Monsanto over the
past five y
ears
.

P
URPOSE



To discover whether the tested food products contain genetically modified
soybean or corn.

H
YPOTHESIS




35S Hypothesis



Tubulin Hypothesis

M
ATERIALS AND
M
ETHODS




Day 1: DNA Extraction

o

Answer the questions



Day 2: PCR (Polymerase Chain Reactio
n)

o

Answer the questions



Day : Gel Electrophoresis

o

Answer the questions

R
ESULTS



Fake Results Sheet



Real Results Sheet

D
ISCUSSION



Use your “Pretend Results” to
support

or
not support

your hypothesis.



Explain the purpose of Lane 1



Explain the purpose of th
e RR Soybean



Explain the purpose of the NRR Soybean



Explain the 35S promoter
.



Explain the reason all samples were tested for tubulin

E
RROR
A
NALYSIS



List possible reasons why you did not have any results



B
IOTECHNOLOGY
P
ORTFOLIO

#
3

A
SSIGNMENT
R
UBRIC

GM

FOODS

LAB

REPORT



NAME: _____________________________



R
EADABILITY


Sentences are
written in
such a way as
to flow
smoothly.






In a small
number of cases,
the flow from
one sentence to
the next does not
make a lot of
sense.



Several ti
mes,
the flow from
one sentence to
the next does not
make a lot of
sense.



Sentences are
randomly
arranged and
individual
sentences do not
make sense.



W
RITER

S
“V
OICE



The writer’s
“voice”
sounds
authentic
throughout
the entire
work.






There are a
small
number of cases
when the writer’s
“voice” does not
sound authentic.


There are several
cases when the
writer’s “voice”
does not sound
authentic.


Most of the timeI
the writer’s
“voice” does not
sound authentic.



C
ATEGORY

4

3

2

1


C
ONTENT


All content
requirements
are present
and are
correct.



Underdeveloped
or missing a
small number of
content
requirements.



Underdeveloped
or missing
several of
content
re
quirements.



Underdeveloped
or missing most
content
requirements.