Recommended Year Level: Years 7, 8 and 9 Required Knowledge: Some knowledge required Duration: 1 x 50 minute lesson
This section highlights case studies where biotechnology is being used to address some environmental issues. Biotechnology has the potential for many positive impacts on the environment. For example, it can be used to:
Required Knowledge: Some existing knowledge required Duration: 1 x 50 minute lesson
Biotechnology is leading the way to a new era in health care, with the development of better methods for detecting, preventing and treating disease. Biotechnology techniques, such as DNA profiling, are also proving enormously useful in other areas of human life, e.g. forensic science and identification.
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