Genetic engineering (Part 1)

In this lesson we will describe what genetic engineering is, with examples. We will also evaluate its use in agriculture and medicine.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is selective breeding?

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Q2.Which of these is NOT a reason humans carry out selective breeding?

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Q3.Put the steps of selective breeding into the correct order.
They are bred together
The process is repeated over many generations
Parents with desired characteristics are chosen
Offspring with desired characteristics are bred together

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Q4.What is often an outcome of selective breeding?

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Q5.Tick TWO disadvantages of selective breeding

Select two (2) boxes

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is selective breeding?

1/5

Q2.Which of these is NOT a reason humans carry out selective breeding?

2/5

Q3.Put the steps of selective breeding into the correct order.
They are bred together
The process is repeated over many generations
Parents with desired characteristics are chosen
Offspring with desired characteristics are bred together

3/5

Q4.What is often an outcome of selective breeding?

4/5

Q5.Tick TWO disadvantages of selective breeding

Select two (2) boxes

5/5

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Quiz:

Genetic Engineering

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Q1.What does genetic engineering involve?

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Q2.What happens in genetic engineering?

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Q3.Tick THREE uses of genetic engineering in plants

Select three (3) boxes

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Q4.Bacteria can be genetically modified to produce insulin. Where does the insulin-producing gene come from?

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Q5.Tick THREE disadvantages of genetic engineering

Select three (3) boxes

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Genetic Engineering

This quiz will assess you on knowledge learned in today's lesson, as well as what you have learned in earlier lessons.

Q1.What does genetic engineering involve?

1/5

Q2.What happens in genetic engineering?

2/5

Q3.Tick THREE uses of genetic engineering in plants

Select three (3) boxes

3/5

Q4.Bacteria can be genetically modified to produce insulin. Where does the insulin-producing gene come from?

4/5

Q5.Tick THREE disadvantages of genetic engineering

Select three (3) boxes

5/5

Lesson summary: Genetic engineering (Part 1)

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