Genetic Engineering: Science, Technology, Engineering

Genetic Engineering: Science, Technology, Engineering

by Michael Burgan

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Overview

Find outt what role genetics are likely to play in upcoming technology and discover what it takes to make it in this fascinating field of science.

Calling All Innovators series introduces students to careers in science and technology. The complex text allows readers (Grades 5-8) to determine the main idea and explain how it is supported by key details.

From apples that don't turn brown when you slice them to new ways of treating deadly diseases, genetics are at the heart of many of today's most incredible innovations. Readers will learn about the history of genetics from the initial discover of DNA to today's most incredible developments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531232194
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Series: Calling All Innovators: A Career for You Series
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 608,241
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Science of Life 7

Chapter 2 Genetic Engineering Today 19

Chapter 3 Working with Genes for a Living 33

An Interview with genetic Engineer Michael White 38

Chapter 4 From the Lab to You 47

Career Stats 60

Resources 61

Glossary 62

Index 63

About The Author 64

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