Practical Applications of DNA Technology


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How does DNA technology contribute to the agricultural industry?

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1. What is DNA technology?

2. Why would DNA technology be important in crime scene investigations?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the many uses DNA technology has. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding how DNA technology contributes to the agricultural industry as well as knowing the definition of DNA technology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • How DNA technology contributes to the agricultural industry
  • DNA technology's definition
  • Importance of DNA technology to crime scene investigators
  • Characteristics of a vaccine
  • What the acronym GMO stands for

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you've gained to answer questions about the uses of DNA tech
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related practical applications of DNA technology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as DNA technology and vaccine

Additional Learning

To learn more about the ways DNA technology can be used, review the corresponding lesson on Practical Applications of DNA Technology. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know what DNA technology is and its major component
  • Understand DNA technology's major uses in medicine with vaccines
  • Appreciate the benefits enjoyed by agriculture by way of GMOs
  • Explain how DNA technology might be used in the forensic field