Different enzymes can be used to cut, copy, and move segments of DNA. Characteristics produced by the segments of DNA may be expressed when these segments are inserted into new organisms, such as bacteria.
Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
Organisms inherit genetic information in a variety of ways that result in continuity of structure and function between parents and offspring.
Explain how the technology of genetic engineering allows humans to alter genetic makeup of organisms.