New Procedures Lead to New Technology New Sequencing Technology has driven the need for a skilled workforce.
Everyone Should Understand the Issues Generated by Biotechnology
Impacts to Education All areas of the curriculum are impacted. Students become teachers in some cases.
THS Student Laboratory Work: Inserting a gene from one organism into another. DNA fingerprinting to identify different bacterial plasmids. Fish Fingerprinting to determine relationships. Enzyme studies to determine cost effective methods of making sugar. Analyzing areas of our own chromosomes by PCR. Etc…
Discoveries Happen in the weirdest places! Deep in the ocean is were organisms dont rely on light or other organic sources.