Syllabus Bites: Biotechnology

Secondary KLA:
Science
Educational levels:
Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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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.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC5-15LW) explains how biological understanding has advanced through scientific discoveries, technological developments and the needs of society

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSHE158) Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries

(ACSHE192) Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries

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Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Biotechnology, Genetic engineering, In vitro fertilisation
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Monday, 11 February 2013

Resource ID: c7368abf-0818-4b2a-afe7-7a96c91244b7