Contributor’s Name (Your Name): Lucille Eaton

As one part of a ten-day Biotechnology unit, students participate in a one-day field study visiting 2 local biotechnology companies. They tour the facilities, work with some of the scientists to conduct experiments, and view current research & development.

Theme: The applications of biotechnology

Geared toward ages: Science; 7-8; Middle School

    Kick off: Biotech Opening Ceremony
    Seminar Title: GM Pro Con

Discussion Topics: Benefits & Risks of GM Foods

Group Initiative: Look Up/Look Down; Raise Hands

Project: Biotech Community Service: Raising Worms

Outside Opportunity: Biotechnology Exploration Field Study

    Author’s note: The activities in this folder are a big part of a 10-day Biotechnology unit