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.
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
About The Author 64