The Middle School Pre-Biotechnology Academy is designed to enable middle school students to explore the connections between science content areas and the rapidly growing biotechnology industry. At the same time, students will develop the knowledge base to ensure successful matriculation to high school science academies. Through a series of science electives, the program will provide students with an understanding of the basic principles which form the foundation of biotechnology. Topics that will be explored include genetics, DNA structure and function, utilization of basic biotechnology tools and techniques, forensics, bioethics, and genetic engineering. Students will also survey the major career area opportunities related to the field of Biotechnology.
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