Genetic Engineering (#101)
Genetic engineering has the potential to change the way we live. The science behind the agricultural, medical, and environmental achievements is spectacular, but tempered by concern for the unknown effects of tampering with nature. This program, produced by IPTV, outlines several issues surrounding the technology, surveys stakeholders and experts in the field, and presents thoughtful questions to challenge the viewer. [29 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
The possibilities of this genetic engineering are endless, and everyone from medicine to industry is scrambling to... 02:07
Genetic engineering changes or manipulates genes in order to achieve specific results, and there are many ways to... 02:00
DNA is the root of all inheritance and the key to understanding the basics of all biological inheritance and genetics. 01:16
Steve Druker is a lawyer who sued the FDA (Food & Drug Administration). Check out his case against genetically... 00:55
Steve Druker is a lawyer who sued the FDA (Food & Drug Administration). Check out his case against genetically... 01:10
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Information For Teachers
- Grade Levels
- 6-8, 9-12
- Curricular Areas
- Science & Technology
- Social Studies
- Series Length
- 4 episodes
- Average Episode Length
- 29 minutes
- Record Rights
- Recording/duplication allowed in perpetuity. If you miss the broadcast, contact your AEA for copies.
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Series Description: Produced by Iowa Public Television, EXPLORE MORE encourages students to unravel issues and make informed decisions about topics taken straight out of today's headlines. Through each program, students examine background concepts, investigate complex issues, survey stakeholders, and construct their own opinions on these timely topics. Award-winning companion Web sites provide added depth, student activities, and teacher resources.
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