Intro to Biotech

DNA:  structure/

function

DNA:  transcription

DNA:  translation

Restriction Enzymes

DNA plasmids and restriction maps

Demo:  gel electrophoresis

-Dye only

Lab:  Introduction to

(cut DNA)

 

restriction

(load/run gel)

 

analysis-----à

(review result)

Debrief restriction lab – write up due

Quiz:  DNA and gel electrophoresis

Culturing bacteria

Sterile technique and streak plates

Prep for lab

DNA manipul

pGLO transfor

ation lab

mation

Review results of lab

 

Debrief lab – write up due

Quiz:  DNA manipulation

Intro to viruses – structure, life cycle, etc.

Intro to viruses- vaccinations

Pre-Quiz on HIV.  Graffiti: what we know about HIV

Pre-Quiz on HIV.  Graffiti: what we know about HIV

HIV overview: transmission, prevention, etc.

Lifecycle of HIV

Treatment and research of HIV

Return to graffiti: how have our ideas changed

Quiz on HIV

Movie:  And the Band Played On

Movie----------

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Discuss movie and politics of AIDSepidemic

Intro:  Biology

Workbench

Research on

Biology Work

Bench----------

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Make posters--

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Poster Presentations--

 

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Debriefing the Poster Session

Review Session

Final Exam