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Learning objects Syllabus Bites: Biotechnology

TLF ID M015296

This website defines biotechnology and highlights some examples from the broad spectrum constituting biotechnology, describing potential for benefits and harm. It explores both the science and ethical issues.




Educational details

Educational value
  • Defines and gives examples of biotechnology, gene technology and cloning. Changes in treatment of diabetes is used as a case study of how biotechnology has improved human health outcomes. Helps students to research the understanding, development and use of vaccines and stem cells to improve health.
Year level

9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre
  • Organization: NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education and Communities, 2013.