Genetic Engineering Worksheet

weedheightswaistBiotechnology

Dec 11, 2012 (4 years and 10 months ago)

407 views






Name
:
…………………………………………………….

Date:

……………………


© Boardworks Ltd 20
11


1

Genetic Engineering Works
heet


This worksheet acco
mpanies

slide
18

of

Genetic Engineering
.ppt



1
.
Complete the table below to show the four stages of genetic engineering.



Stage

1


2


3


4




2.

Give two reasons why bacteria are often genetically
-
e
ngineered to produce useful
chemicals.


………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………


3.

What is transgenics?


………………………………………………
………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………






Name
:
…………………………………………………….

Date:

……………………


© Boardworks Ltd 20
11


2

4.

Complete
one

of the tasks below.


a)

Imagine y
ou are a farmer, interested in genetically modifying your crops. Write a
press release to the
local newspaper, explaining the benefits of GM crops.


b
)


Imagine you are a member of Greenpeace and you are very concerned abo
ut GM
crops. Design a poster focussing on the drawbacks of GM crops.