Genetic Engineering and Gene Therapy - Google Slides and Distance Learning Ready

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11th - 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, Staff
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27 pages
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Genetic Engineering and Gene Therapy - This senior biology lesson begins with an overview of what genetic engineering and gene therapy are. It then highlights the need for each through an insulin production case study. The lesson then goes into CRISPR technology, biopharming, and transgenic organisms. The presentation concludes by discussing viruses, specifically, their role in gene therapy and creating vaccines using viral vectors, and cloning.

The lesson is very in-depth and includes many pictures and diagrams so that your students will gain a better understanding of the concepts.

This lesson package includes the lesson (student and teacher versions), EIGHT embedded videos, a student lesson handout as a document, two student worksheets, and a 4-question exit ticket.

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In Order, the Lesson Covers:

  • What Genetic Engineering is
  • Case Study – Insulin Production
  • CRISPR Technology
  • Biopharming
  • Transgenic Organisms
  • Viruses and Gene Therapy
  • Creating Vaccines using Viral Vectors
  • Cloning

Included in the lesson package is:

  • The teacher version of the presentation
  • The student version of the presentation
  • EIGHT embedded videos
  • A GMO Research Activity
  • An auto-graded, 4-question Exit Ticket with an answer key
  • Student lesson handout

The student version of the presentation contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout the lesson. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities.

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Google and Distance Learning Ready

  • This lesson includes both Office and Google formats for ALL resources. The presentation is in PowerPoint and Google Slides while all documents contain Word and Google Doc versions.
  • Your resource is perfect for distance learning and integrates seamlessly with Google Classroom as I've included a link that will automatically create a copy of the resources and put them directly into your Google Drive with one click.
  • Purchase --> Open --> Click --> Assign to your students

Having both options allows you to use either without worrying about formatting issues as all the work has already been done for you. It safeguards you in case your department or school decides to go Google 100% and allows you as well as your students to access everything no matter where you are or what kind of equipment is being used.

Exit Ticket

Included in your package is an Exit Ticket which can be directly accessed from the last Google Slide. Additionally, your purchase will create a copy of the Google Form Exit Ticket which you can edit to meet your class needs.

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Total Pages
27 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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Standards

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NGSSHS-LS1-1
Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins, which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells. Assessment does not include identification of specific cell or tissue types, whole body systems, specific protein structures and functions, or the biochemistry of protein synthesis.
NGSSHS-LS1-2
Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms. Emphasis is on functions at the organism system level such as nutrient uptake, water delivery, and organism movement in response to neural stimuli. An example of an interacting system could be an artery depending on the proper function of elastic tissue and smooth muscle to regulate and deliver the proper amount of blood within the circulatory system. Assessment does not include interactions and functions at the molecular or chemical reaction level.
NGSSHS-LS3-1
Ask questions to clarify relationships about the role of DNA and chromosomes in coding the instructions for characteristic traits passed from parents to offspring. Assessment does not include the phases of meiosis or the biochemical mechanism of specific steps in the process.
NGSSHS-LS3-3
Apply concepts of statistics and probability to explain the variation and distribution of expressed traits in a population. Emphasis is on the use of mathematics to describe the probability of traits as it relates to genetic and environmental factors in the expression of traits. Assessment does not include Hardy-Weinberg calculations.

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