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Student activity: Exploring the impacts of biotechnology on society

YearRangeCurriculumStrand

7-8
9-10
11-13

Upper Primary
Lower Secondary
Upper Secondary

Science


Technology


Nature of Science
Living World

Nature of Technology
Technological Knowledge

Overview

In this activity, students explore a variety of recent biotechnologies and consider their impact on society. The activity can be adapted to suit student level and interest.

The PowerPoint provides a series of images to support the activity.

Purpose

This activity will help students develop a more critical awareness of recent biotechnology developments and the ethical issues associated with them.

Keywords

Biotechnology, society, ethics.

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