SCIENCE INSTRUCTIONAL ALIGNMENT

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SCIENCE

INSTRUCTIONAL A
LIGNMENT

Strand:
Biotechnology

Domain:

Life Science


Essential Standard(s):

Understand how biotechnology is used to affect living organisms.



Essential Question(s):


In your own words
summarize specific genetic information availa
ble through

Biotechnology


Name all or list

career opportunities and economic benefits in the

field of biotechnology in the state of NC.


How would you

evaluate the ethical issues pertaining to biotechnology.





E
xplain the implications of biotechnology
as it affects living

organisms.



Clarifying Objective(s):

8.L.2.1

Summarize aspects of biotechnology including:

• Specific genetic information available

• Careers

• Economic benefits to North Carolina

• Ethical issues

• Implications for agriculture





Pacing Guide:
(We do not have a pacing
guide developed at this point but as you are
working this year use this box to document
pacing.)


Revised Blooms Taxonomy:

Remembering

Understanding

Ap
plying

Analyzing

Evaluating




Creating

Unit of Study


Biotechnology

Major Concepts




Genetics



Ethical issues



Agriculture



Economic
(implications
on

N.C)



Careers



Cloning


Instructional Task

• I will explain the role of
DNA in biotechnology.

• I will explore
applications of
biotechnology.

• I will explore career
opportunities in the fields
of medicine,

agriculture, genetics and
food s

Essential

Vocabulary


Pre
/suffix/Root:



Micro


Macro


Bio


ology


Vocabulary:




Biotechnology



Ethical issues

Instructional Resources



Text Resources:




EOG Coach

Lesson 50



Classroom textbook



Science Illustrated



Buckle Down



Passing the EOG

Sample Assessment Prompts




What has created
advances and careers in
the fields of medicine,
agriculture, genetics, and
food science?



Biotechnology benefits
NC in several ways but
also raises ethical issue
s.
Which would be
• I will identif
y research
centers located in the State
of NC.

• I will compare NC rank
in biotechnology to the rest
of the US.

• I will understand how
biotechnology is used in
DNA testing.

• I will understand how
biotechnology is used in
the health industry in

making med
icines like
penicillin and insulin.

• I will understand how
biotechnology is used in
agriculture.

• I will understand how
biotechnology is used in
environmental clean

up (bioremediation).

• I will explore the
potential negative impact
of biotechnology scie
nce.

• I will, in order to form an
opinion, investigate cloning
and genetic

modification.







Genetics



Penicillin



Insuli
n



Diabetes



Cloning















Science Scope



National
Geographic




Chemicals, the Environment,
and You




Digital Resources:





Science Daily



Discovery Education



Gaggle Tube




Kahn Academy



Smart Exchange



ww.sciencespot.net



http://www.cdc.gov/



Centers for Disease
Prevention



Literary Connections:

C
urrent Event Journals



Labs/Activities:

They’re Everywhere


Food
Preservation Lab

Cu
ltivating Yogurt Lab

Kiwi DNA Extraction












considered an ethical
issue in the field of
biotechnology?



Reducing the threat of
microbial hazards will be
achieved through



In what areas of our lives
does biotechnology affect



Uses of biotechnology
include(s):



The production of
penicill
in, insulin to treat
diabetes, DNA forensic
testing and
bioremediation are all
forms of:



Controversial issues in
biotechnology involve:



Identify the factors that
affect ecosystem
populations.



What happens to energy
in living organisms?



Organisms released s
ome
energy as thermal energy,
how is this possible?



Approximately all food
energy is provided
through:



An area where organisms
live



The role and position a
species has in the
environment



The species niche
includes interactions with



Abiotic refers to



Biot
ic consists of