Unit 8 - Biotechnology

 I can explain how restriction enzymes work. 
 I can explain how restriction enzymes are used in both transformation and gel electrophoresis. 
 I can explain the process of the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). 
 I can determine when/why scientists might use PCR in a lab. 
 I can perform gel electrophoresis and analyze the results the results to determine the relationships between different samples of DNA. 
 I can transform bacteria and explain why some bacteria express different phenotypes in different conditions. 
 I can identify and explain different practical applications of genetic engineering used in mainstream society such as transgenic organisms, GMO's, cloned animals, stem cells, and pharmaceuticals. 

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