Access Point #: SC.912.N.4.In.2

Identify that costs and benefits must be considered when choosing a strategy for solving a problem.
General Information
Number: SC.912.N.4.In.2
Category: Independent
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08
Standard: Science and Society : As tomorrows citizens, students should be able to identify issues about which society could provide input, formulate scientifically investigable questions about those issues, construct investigations of their questions, collect and evaluate data from their investigations, and develop scientific recommendations based upon their findings.

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Personal DNA Testing:

A lesson with multi-media components from PBS/NOVA that focuses on DNA testing, including techniques, purposes, and considerations for biotechnology and human decisions regarding health. Students will learn about single nucleotide polymorphisms, how they are used in science, and how they are being used in the medical field. Students will apply this knowledge by looking at a mock data set and probabilities to inform medical recommendations.

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