Biology 5d*- Students know how basic DNA technology (restriction digestion by endonucleases, gel electrophoresis, ligation, and transformation) is used to construct recombinant DNA molecules.
Biology 5e*- Students know how exogenous DNA can be inserted into bacterial cells to alter their genetic makeup and support expression of new protein products.
Questions: Year question: How can changes in the Earth and its systems over time be explained through universal laws?
Semester 1: In what ways do the composition and characteristics of the Earth’s atmosphere affect basic energy systems in living organisms?
Semester 2: How are molecular and genetic changes involved in the evolution of living organisms?