A natural disaster strikes. Families are separated. One application of biotechnology can help bring the families back together. DNA fingerprinting can identify people at the genetic level. And it allowed the child above, called Baby 81 by rescue workers, to be reunited with his parents months after a tsunami, or tidal wave, devastated many parts of Southeast Asia. (McDougal and Littell Biology) Chapter 8 and 9
Lectures and Notes:
Lecture Notes: Chapter 8 (From DNA to Proteins)
Lecture Notes: Chapter 9 (Frontiers of Biotechnology)
PowerPoint Lecture Chapter 8
PowerPoint Lecture Chapter 9
Quizlet: Chapter 8 Defining Terms
Quizlet: Chapter 9 Defining Terms
Kahoot Review: Unit 9 Test Review
Labs and Classroom Activities:
DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis
Protein Synthesis Virtual Lab (Glencoe) (online link)
Lab: Protein Synthesis and Tribbles
Lab: DNA Modeling
The Unknown Soldier
Analyzing Genetic Variation
Unit III Test Review
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